Posted by admin on March 1, 2010
As enterprises grow, integrating the variety of legacy, custom, and commercial package applications involved has become increasingly complex. New approaches to development and integration of organization-wide systems are necessary to guide and manage the enterprise information system. This course is designed to train those managers who will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing large scale enterprise information systems. The use of information technology to achieve competitive advantage, efficient operations and effective decision-making is explored. Technical architectures to achieve strategic enterprise goals will be investigated. Students will analyze the functions of information technology and its impact on competitive strategy and organizational operations.
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to do the following:
- Identify potential design risks resulting from inconsistent or contradictory technical requirements
- Identify enterprise technical requirements to satisfy user’s functional requirements as well as those of outside agencies such as the government
- Effectively communicate technical material to non-technical people
- Develop, manage and maintain a technical architecture across the enterprise to achieve organization strategic goals as well new system integration
- Be able to resolve technical buy, make or rent solutions to increase efficiency and strategic advantage across the enterprise
- Be able to use technology to increase the efficiency of business processes while taking into account legal and ethical requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPPA
This course is a 4-credit graduate-level course offered on-line though Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs. Please e-mail me at geekydewd <at sign> anengineersperspective.com if you would like my assistance to enroll.