Training for the Future


Managing Information Technology

Course Code: MIT

Dates: 27 Nov - 1 Dec | 18 Dec - 22nd Dec

Price: £2750 Plus VAT

Duration: 1 Week /s

Course Objectives

Information technology is widely regarded as major organisational resources that spell the difference between survival and extinction in many industries. This course is designed to provide a grounding of the key issues affecting businesses today.

Who Should Attend?

Management or organisational strategists wishing to obtain grounding in the management and planning of IT as a corporate resource.

Prerequisite Courses

None

Course Overview

  • Introduction

  • Information Management, Computer Fundamentals, Networked systems and networking technology

  • People and Organisations, Systems & Models, Management & Decision Making

  • Hardware Fundamentals, Software Fundamentals, File & Database Processing, Microcomputer Systems, Telecommunication

  • Transaction Processing, Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems and Artificial Intelligence, Office Automation

  • The emergence of Object Oriented design and software. Differences between procedural and object oriented systems

  • The user interface, client/server architecture and application, “thin” client versus “thick” client, complexities in software architecture and software development

  • Using the World Wide Web for business

  • Understanding the significance of different operating platforms

  • Disaster recovery requirements and planning

  • Physical, software and application security requirements and implementation

  • Requirements Analysis. System Design, System Acquisition, Implementation and Maintenance, End User Computing and Development

  • The Chief Information Officer, Planning and MIS Strategic Planning, Project Selection, Budgeting

  • Moving forward with legacy systems

  • Considerations and risks involved in upgrading software and in migrating to a new system


  • Learning Goal
    Upon completion delegates should be able to:
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of modern computer hardware, software and networking technology

  • Understand the various architectures and technologies currently in use

  • Assess risks involved with their present installations and systems

  • Appreciate how client/server and world wide web systems can benefit their businesses


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