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Microcredential

Information Systems

Indiana University via edX Micromasters

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With the pervasiveness of the digital technologies, there is a shift in the skillsets required to understand the role that information systems and technologies play in business.

Information systems and technologies are becoming increasingly integral to success as businesses transform themselves into digitally-enabled organizations. The MicroMasters® program in information systems is designed to provide an overview of the foundational capabilities that form the digital core along with the digital technology strategy that focuses on creating value at the frontiers of business and technology. Learn from world-renowned information systems professors and authors of leading textbooks at Kelley School of Business — the #1 ranked school for online business graduate programs. This MicroMasters program will help you gain expertise as follows:

  • Understanding structured transactional data and known questions along with unknown, less-organized questions that are enabled by raw/external datasets in the data lakes. Some of the topics will include data strategy and data governance; relational databases/SQL; data integration; master data management; and big data technologies.
  • The foundational cloud capability supports the need for agility, scale and operating flexibility that is needed to create more adaptable, digital businesses. Some of the topics covered will include network and application architecture; virtualization; cloud computing models; deployment on the cloud; and the internet of things (IoT).
  • In developing the digital ecosystem, value will be premised in the utility that is created by strategically infusing business with digital technologies. Some of the topics covered will include blockchain and distributed trust; artificial intelligence and robotic process automation; business analytics and machine learning for digital information; managing IT investments; AGILE for digital transformation; and digital resiliency, security, and risk management.

Three graduate-level courses in the MicroMasters program represent 30% of the coursework in the online Master of Science in Information Technology Management from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University (kelley.iu.edu) offered on the edX platform (https://www.edx.org/masters/online-master-in-it-management-indiana-university). Completing this MicroMasters program in Information Systems can strengthen your application to the Information Technology Management Master’s degree, as well as advancing your career on its own.

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Jingjing Zhang, Vijay Khatri, Carl Briggs, Alan Dennis, Tom Gregory, Brad Wheeler, Alex Lopes, Bipin Prabhakar, Hillol Bala and Ramesh Venkataraman

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