20323 - IT MANAGEMENT
CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
Some of the issues discussed in the course are:
- Financially and strategically justifying an ICT investment.
- Assessing ICT outsourcing for projects and services.
- Software and ICT partner selection.
- Interacting with the top management and the peers for a CIO.
- Assessing the skills and profile of ICT specialists.
- Introducing technology innovation to support business.
- Fundamentals of IT management.
- ICT decisions in organizations: financial and organizational implications.
- The so called return of ICT investments.
- Outsourcing and offshoring of I.S. processes
- Job profiles and skills in ICT.
- Organising the I.S. unit
Written exam, open questions.
For attending students:
Attending students will receive an individual evaluation at the end of the course composed as follows:
- Group project (teamwork activity) = 35%
- In-class presentation and contribution (individual) = 5%
- Final exam (individual) = 60%
- T.D. AUSTIN, R.L. NOLAN, S. O'DONNEL, The Adventures of an IT Leader, HBR Press, 2009. (Kindle edition available)
- Roberts D., Watson B., Cramm S., Confessions of a Successful CIO: How the Best CIOs Tackle Their Toughest Business Challenges (Wiley CIO) 2014.
Attending students, that will regularly access on-line resources, will prepare.
- T.D. AUSTIN, R.L. NOLAN, S. O'DONNEL, The Adventures of an IT Leader, HBR Press, 2009.
- The reading package for attending students (weblearning).