UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Information Systems Management online short course

Course starts 30 October 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
24 October 2017
Course Starts:
30 October 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
24 October 2017
Course Starts:
30 October 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

In a workplace driven by technology, it’s more essential than ever to align the information technology function with business goals, in order to make better decisions, optimise operations and remain competitive.

Through the 8 weeks of this course in information systems, you’ll focus on a mix of applied computer systems knowledge, communication and interpersonal skills, and a practical business orientation. You’ll emerge as a professional with technical savvy as well as a deep understanding of business functions and processes.

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What will set you apart

You’ll walk away with the confidence to:

  • Identify the relationship between the information systems and the managerial end-user
  • Recommend the use of telecommunications, networks and database management tools for a given objective
  • Develop an information systems strategy that aligns with broader business objectives
  • Recommend ways that business managers should practise governance, ethics and security principles to inform their use of IT

Course curriculum

This UCT-backed online short course in information systems management is designed to give you the flexibility to work when it suits you. You’ll receive continued support and guidance from an expert tutor and your Performance Coach as you progress through the weekly modules in your own time.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Introduction to information systems
  • Course Module 2: Telecommunications, networks and databases and IoT
  • Course Module 3: Competitive advantage and information technology
  • Course Module 4: Applications in business management
  • Course Module 5: E-business, E-commerce, and M-commerce
  • Course Module 6: IT strategy for technology and business processes
  • Course Module 7: Management applications: Enterprise and global systems
  • Course Module 8: Corporate governance, ethics and privacy

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 30 October 2017.

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