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Understanding Information Control for IT Managers - Revised

Learn more about the importance of control in the organization and the impact of globalization.

IT Management
Free Course
This free online IT management course will teach you about data control for a wide range of purposes, from controlling data for metrics on sale, to security and meeting government requirements. The information or data that IT systems gather over their lifetime is hugely important for an array of reasons. In this free online course you will learn how this data can be properly controlled, and give managers important tools along the way.

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Description

Control of an organization is one of the most fundamental responsibilities of managers. Managers must create a structure of control which will suit the operations of a firm. Different types of organization may require different levels of control. Technology can also be used to create information systems which can aid control in a firm. Information systems can greatly aid communications in an organization. Information systems also create a major control problem for management, in terms of development, implementation and security. Improved information systems have allowed many firms to expand their operations to the global market, in turn creating more control issues. Firms with extensive outsourcing face problems of control and communications.

In this free online course, the learner will first be introduced to what management control is, then it will discuss what information and control are in respect to business, along with management issues in it and security issues with IT systems.

The course also outlines the impact of globalization on the organizations, and business. After which it will discuss managing information technology internationally and Virtual firms operating internationally.

This free course will be of great interest to management professionals who would like to learn more about the control of information and globalization.

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Learning Outcomes

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


  • Discuss the importance of control in a business organization
  • Outline the different control issues that information systems create in the organization
  • List the different tools for control that managers have available to them
  • Discuss the impact of globalization on the organization
  • Explain the importance of control with relation to globalization
  • List the different characteristics of international organizations

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
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