Course Designator/Course Number: IT 4683/6683

Course Title: Management of Information Technology

Course Length: 48 hours. 3 hours per week for 16 weeks.

Catalog Description

A study of the use of computer and information management systems in the management of organizations. Includes formal characterization of management structures, identification of information needs, and integrated tools for providing MIS support. Major project included.


Upon successful completion of the course, each student will be able to:

Text: Applegate, Lynda D, Robert D. Austin and F. Warren McFarlan, Corporate Information Strategy and Management Text and Cases, Sixth Edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2003.

Major Topics:

Introduction: The Challenges of Managing in a Network Economy

Module 1: Building the Network Economy: Markets and Models

Chapter 1. Creating Business Advantage with IT

Chapter 2. Crafting Business Models

Module 2: Building the Network Economy: Capabilities and Organization

Chapter 3. Building Networked Businesses

Chapter 4. Making the Case for Digital Business

Module 3: Managing Networked Infrastructure and Operations

Chapter 5. Understanding Internetworking Infrastructure

Chapter 6. Assuring Reliable and Secure IT Services

Chapter 7. Managing Diverse IT Infrastructures

Module 4: Managing and Leading a Networked IT Organization

Chapter 8. Organizing and Leading the IT Function

Chapter 9. Managing IT Outsourcing

Chapter 10. A Portfolio Approach to IT Projects


Method of Instruction:


            Lectures,  discussion, outside labs


Evaluation Methods: