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Innovation and IT Management

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore via edX

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Overview

Information Technology (IT) changes the manner and scope in which businesses operate and compete. Innovations in IT have led some businesses to flourish, while others have faltered due to massive changes brought by this industry. IT is notoriously hard to manage. The challenge of managing IT is ensuring that the intended changes and innovations are realized, and the unintended ones are kept under control. This course will cover basic concepts of information technology management.

As part of this course you will:

  • See some brief videos
  • Take pop quizzes
  • Analyse cases
  • Read relevant material
  • Take assessments.

This course is for you if you are:

  • Using IT in your organisation
  • Building or are planning to build IT-enabled products or services
  • Exploring business innovations and want to know how IT can help
  • Interested in understanding how organisations manage IT for innovating.

This course is not overly technical. Detailed prior knowledge of computing technology is not required to take this course.

Taught by

Dr. Rahul De

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Vijayakumar N
5.0 3 years ago
by Vijayakumar completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
The course 'Innovation and IT Management' is highly recommended for IT managers, people who wish to become IT managers in the future and top level executives in organizations who have a role to play in IT related decision making. In many organizations, knowledge gaps on IT concepts especially among the senior level executives becomes a major hurdle in effectively managing IT. This course will certainly help in bridging this knowledge gap. It covers in sufficient breadth and depth, areas such as how IT can be used for business innovation, improving network security, reducing IT related costs, h…
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Thong T
5.0 3 years ago
by Thong completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This is a light weight introductory course on IT management. I learned basic knowledge of IT and how to apply it in company. I think this course suits MBA candidates and managers who often hear of the word IT yet don't have a chance to learn about it. The contents are practical, and you will learn more if you participate in the discussion forum (I wish I would have more time to do it but unfortunately I didn't).
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