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Introduction to Information Technology for Managers Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • A good understanding of Information Technology (IT) is of vital importance for any manager in today’s modern workplace. Effective management and implementation of IT resources have now become routine tasks for many middle and senior managers. The impact of IT is constantly changing the structure of business organisations and new forms of technology can mean new customer relationships and new forms of commerce. Information is now a major asset to business corporations and information management affects both daily decision making and the implementation of major strategies within a business. This free online course introduces the learner to IT and information systems in the workplace. The course outlines the nature of IT and the uses and systems IT presents in the workplace. The course also explains the changes that technology brings to the workplace, and the manager’s role in creating and controlling these changes. This course will be of great interest to management professionals who would like a better understanding of the role IT plays in business organisations, and it will also be of interest to learners who would like to learn more about managing information systems.

  • 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.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 3 )
  • INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR MANAGER...
  • Module 1: Resource Documents
  • Module 1: Introduction to Information Technology for Managers
    • Introduction to IT for Managers - Learning Outcomes
    • Overview of Information Technology in the Workplace
    • Contributions of Information Technology to the Workplace
    • Information Technology and the Manager
    • The Challenge of Change
    • Six Major Trends and Implications for Management
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Understanding and Interpreting Information
    • Learning Outcomes
    • What is Information?
    • Interpreting Information
    • Characteristics of Information
    • From Information to Knowledge
    • Decision Making
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 3: Information Technology for Managers Assessment
    • Introduction to IT for Managers Assessment
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RECOMMENDED READING
  • Bibliography and Recommended Reading for this Course
Topics List ( 7 )
Module 2: Understanding and Interpreting Information
Learn more about information and how to interpret it.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 3: Information Technology for Managers Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours

  • Publisher

    Global Text Project

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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