IS4031 Economic Evaluation for Enterprise Technology Investments

The objectives of this course are to provide the student with the tools and methodologies that will allow for the objective economic evaluation of enterprise information systems from a business perspective. The course will focus on the alignment of IT investment to strategic goals and productivity, the methods of obtaining IT services through outsourcing, and the importance of managing to the needs of the enterprise. Included in this course are the components for creating a Defense Business Case, options theory/real options and market comparables. The goal is for the students to be able to include critical economic factors into IT investment decision-making. Prerequisite: None.

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  • As Required