Introduction to Corporate IT Strategy and Business Frameworks
Learn more about the role of IT in business frameworks and corporate strategy development, with this free online course.
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Frameworks are designed around the decision-making activities of the organization and aim to improve processing of information. This course will first introduce you to the relationships between business frameworks and Information Technology. You will look into the main types of framework available to a business organization and study the different applications that Information Technology adds to a business organization. This course will also discuss the three different types of information systems. You will learn that a change in one component of a framework is likely to cause changes in others.
Technology can be used to dramatically restructure organizations and contribute to their flexibility. This course will discuss how Information Technology can help to sustain a modern organization. You will study the differences between formal organizations and informal organizations, the factors that influence the structure and design of modern organizations, and the role of interdependence in an organizational structure. You will also study organizational flexibility, the role of variables in Information Technology, and the importance of Information Technology in determining corporate strategy.
The modern manager must have a thorough knowledge of both the structure of their organization and the capabilities of modern technology. This is especially important when designing business frameworks and determining corporate strategies. Upon the completion of this course, you will have learned the importance of IT in the design of business frameworks and the different elements that influence framework design. So, check out this course and discover how to use IT to enhance your organization's corporate strategy, today.
Module 1: Business Frameworks and Information Technology
Business Frameworks and Information Technology - Learning Outcomes
Frameworks for Information Technology
A Framework Based on IT
The Basics of Information Systems
Module 2: Modern Organizations and Corporate IT Strategy
Modern Organizations and Corporate Strategy - Learning Outcomes
Strategic Issues of Information Technology
Module 3: Corporate IT Strategy and Business Frameworks Assessment
Having completed this course, the learner will be able to: - Discuss the importance of Information Technology in designing a business framework; - Outline the different elements that influence framework design; - List the different types of information system and the characteristics of each one; - Explain the importance of IT in creating a flexible, modern organization; - Discuss the benefits IT can bring when determining corporate strategy.
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IT strategy is the long term plan of action to maximise an organization’s IT or technology capability. IT strategy helps get the most out of the technology investments made by a company, and sets direction to its IT function. This free online corporate IT strategy course will teach you about the different types of information systems and the characteristics of each one of them.
The best free online IT Strategy courses available on Alison include Introduction to Corporate IT Strategy and Business Frameworks and IT Management - Software and Databases - Revised
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