In recent years, developments in computer hardware and software and society have changed the skill sets needed by professionals in all levels of management. These developments include:
Anyone who wishes to earn a Certificate in Information Technology Management at Concordia University Chicago must be officially admitted to the program. The requirements are:
To obtain a Certificate in Information Technology Management, admitted students must successfully complete the following fifteen hours of coursework:
An overview of the computing field and its typical applications. Covers key terminology and components of computer hardware, software and operating systems. In addition, covers an introduction to systems theory, development methods, management information systems and using application software and the Internet for problem solving. Concepts of organizations, information systems growth, and process improvement. Professional societies’ codes of conduct, career opportunities.
Introduction to e-business strategy and the development and architecture of e-business solutions and their components. Focus on organizational strategy and information technologies that connect individuals, businesses, government and other organizations to each other. Prerequisite: CIS-1000 or MGT-2020.
Principles and application of computer hardware and software. Theoretical underpinnings, installation, and configuration. Computer architecture for effective use in a business environment. System architecture for networked computing systems and operating systems. Operational laboratory experiences. Prerequisite: CIS-1000.
The purpose, applications, and management of information systems in the organization. Applications to corporate, public, and private institutional settings. Prerequisite: CIS-1000 or MGT-2020. Cross-listed with MGT-4400.