Information Technology (IT) changes the manner and scope in which businesses operate and compete. Innovations in IT have led some businesses to flourish, while others have faltered due to massive changes brought by this industry. IT is notoriously hard to manage. The challenge of managing IT is ensuring that the intended changes and innovations are realized, and the unintended ones are kept under control. This course will cover basic concepts of information technology management.As part of this course you will:See some brief videosTake pop quizzesAnalyze casesRead relevant materialThis course is for you if you are:Using IT in your organizationBuilding or are planning to build IT-enabled products or servicesExploring business innovations and want to know how IT can helpInterested in understanding how organizations manage IT for innovating.This course is not overly technical. Detailed prior knowledge of computing technology is not required to take this course.
Week 1:Managing competition with IT
Competing with IT
Properties of digital goods
Case study on competing with IT
Week 2:Managing digital networks and digital security