Edx.org course on “Innovation and IT Management”

Prof. Rahul De, Board member, SFLC.in and Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, is offering a course on “Innovation and IT Management”, starting July 21st, 2015 at Edx.org. Edx.org offers Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) i.e. online courses aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. Details of Prof. De’s course are given below.
About the course

Information Technology (IT) changes the manner and scope in which businesses operate and compete. Innovations in IT have led some businesses to flourish, while others have faltered due to massive changes brought by this industry. IT is notoriously hard to manage. The challenge of managing IT is ensuring that the intended changes and innovations are realized, and the unintended ones are kept under control. . Innovation and IT Management course will cover basic concepts of information technology management.

As part of this course you will:

See some brief videos

Take pop quizzes

Analyse cases

Read relevant material

Take assessments

This course is for you if you are:

Using IT in your organisation

Building or are planning to build IT-enabled products or services

Exploring business innovations and want to know how IT can help
Interested in understanding how organisations manage IT for innovating

This course is not overly technical. Detailed prior knowledge of computing technology is not required to take this course.
What you’ll learn
Managing IT and Innovation requires subtle decision-making skills. You will learn how to make decisions related to:

Competing with IT

Managing digital networks and security

Making sense of the evolving IT landscape

Developing software and managing projects

Managing crowd innovation
Social and ethical aspects of IT

For further details and registration please visit: https://www.edx.org/course/innovation-it-management-iimbx-is110x

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