Information is a strategic resource in the digital age where disruptive technologies, exponential growth, fierce competition and consumer demand put pressure on an organisation’s key functions and decision making processes. ICT aligns technology to business objectives with the aim to enable the strategic goals of an organisation and provides the backdrop for this module.
This module focuses on advanced topics in ICT project management and investigates the influence that individuals, groups, structures, and processes have on stakeholder behaviour within IT projects and the systems development lifecycle. It includes contemporary team dynamics in IT project management, as well as evaluating and operating within agile IT project environments. This knowledge will enable you to appreciate the value of project management and people skills, empowering people, stimulating innovation and change, coping with change, working in groups, project teams and networked organisations, improving stakeholder relationships and organizational performance.
Big data management is an emerging field at the intersection of two areas namely big data and data management. In this module we are considering big data management from a business perspective and context.
Programme Management in the Information Technology Management Programme