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IT Management: Skills for Business


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Learn about the evolving world of IT management. You will learn about IT concepts and a richer means of communicating with suppliers and customers.

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Description

This course will introduce you to the dynamic and constantly evolving world of IT management. You will learn about a range of IT concepts such as SMACIT (social media, mobiles, analytics, cloud computing, and Internet of Things (IoT)). SMACIT supports the idea of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, characterised by the merging of technologies, blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres.

Subject Matter Expert

Kevin Johnston is currently an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Information Systems at the University of Cape Town. His main areas of research are IT strategy and management, IT educational issues, social and networking systems, emerging technology, and entrepreneurship.

Before becoming an academic, Kevin gained extensive experience in IT and management over 24 years, working for companies such as De Beers, Liberty Life, Legal & General and BoE.

Kevin is also a visiting professor at the University of Pforzheim in Germany, and the head of the Yellow Baobab Institute of Leadership.

Academic Tutor Support

Your dedicated Online Academic Tutor (OAT) will provide you with necessary guidance, offer advice and answer questions on course content, to help you achieve academic success.

Student Success Coordinator

The Student Success Coordinator (SSC) team will assist you with any query that you may have about the environment, systems, and general utilisation throughout your learning journey.

Course and Technical Requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes. Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficulty in accessing our course content.

How We Engage with Students

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:

  • The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
  • Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
  • View a range of Introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
  • Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion boards.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will receive the recognition of your knowledge and skills with a Lyceum Certificate of Competence. Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost. You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.

Study Blocks

  • MODULE 0 | Week 1 Orientation
    Navigating the Virtual Learning Environment
  • MODULE 1 | Week 2 Key IT Management Issues and IS Components
    Identifying four key components of an Information System (IS) and the key IT strategic trends
  • MODULE 2 | Week 3 Strategic and Emerging Technology
    Discussing current and future strategic technology trends and defining how organisations can strive for innovation
  • MODULE 3 | Week 4 Business Process Management (BPM)
    Defining the core components and drivers of BPM and examining BPM in an organisation
  • MODULE 4 | Week 5 Cloud Computing
    Defining cloud computing, describing the IT supporting cloud computing and discussing the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing
  • MODULE 5 | Week 6 Big Data, Analytics and Business Intelligence
    Discussing the IT supporting big data, business analytics and business intelligence, and explaining the business processes of big data, business analytics, and business intelligence
  • MODULE 6 | Week 7 Social Media and Mobiles
    Discussing IT which support social and digital media, and examining issues in mobile application development
  • MODULE 7 | Week 8 Enterprise Applications (ERP, SCM and CRM)
    Explaining the business processes and advantages and disadvantages of an ERP, SCM and CRM
  • MODULE 8 | Week 9 Security and Ethics
    Discussing security policies and standards, and examining security management and the need for defence strategies
  • MODULE 9 | Week 10 Projects and Project Management (PM)
    Describing and discussing PMBOK, waterfall and agile projects, as well as DevOps
  • MODULE 10 | Week 11 Managing Constant Change
    Discussing models of change, change management frameworks and change management software
  • MODULE 11 | Week 12 Wrap-up
    Synthesise your learning journey experience and evaluate the course

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