Introduction To Information Technology For Managers - Revised

Learn how information technology can help companies and managers succeed, with this free online course.

IT Management
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This free online media and culture course will teach you the basic theories of mass media and new media, the different ways media affects culture, and the evolution of media over time. Mass media refers to the technology that reaches a large audience, while new media refers to forms of mass media that involve digital technologies. Start this free online course today to gain essential information for anyone considering a career in media.





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Information Systems are used by managers and employees every day. Systems can improve efficiency and help managers to make informed decisions. This course will first give you an overview of information technology for managers. You will look into the contribution of information technology in the workplace and the challenges that it brings. You will also study the most common types of technology-enabled business organizations and the six major trends and implications of information technology for management.

Information is defined as some tangible or intangible entity that reduces uncertainty about some state or event. This course will discuss the different factors that influence the way in which information is interpreted. You will learn the characteristics of information, the uses of information and knowledge in an organization; and the stages of decision making in business. In addition, you will learn about the main classifications of organizations.

Information technology is constantly changing the structure of business organizations. New forms of technology can mean new customer relationships and new forms of commerce. Upon the completion of this course, you will have a much better understanding of the role of the manager in creating and controlling changes in the workplace via the introduction and proper maintenance of information technology. These are great skills, so check out the course today and start giving your professional abilities a solid boost.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of the manager’s role in implementing Information Technology
  • Outline the changes that Information Technology makes in the workplace
  • List the major trends of Information Technology and the implications of these trends
  • Define the characteristics of information in a business organization
  • List the uses of information and knowledge in an organization
  • Discuss the stages of decision making in business


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