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Introduction to Information Technology for Managers

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Introduction to Information Technology for Managers
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  • 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 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 celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results


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