cmgt578 | Graduate
CIS Strategic Planning
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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The Role of Information Systems Business Planning in the Organization
- Examine the use of a company mission statement and what the mission statement should include.
- Discuss the role of leveraging technology in IT.
- Describe the types of strategic management leaders that are responsible for managing different levels of the company.
Current Status Assessment
- Describe the tools used to assess an organizationâs current strategy.
- Examine the organization's business goals, objectives, and their implications with respect to the application of IT within the organization.
- Explain the concept of the Value Chain.
IT External Environment
- Investigate an organizationâs external and remote environments.
- Analyze the reasons why organizations decide to expand globally.
- Explain the challenges of expanding to emerging markets.
IT Finance and Long-Term Strategy
- Explain ITâs role in planning, creating, and executing a technology budget based on a companyâs strategic plan.
- Compare, contrast, and apply the five generic competitive strategies.
- Link short and long-term strategic controls used by senior management.
IT Mergers, Risk, and Short-Term Strategy
- Analyze and justify the time frame associated with IT strategic planning.
- Compare the relationship among strategy, mergers, acquisitions, outsourcing, and vertical expansion.
IT Innovation and Execution
- Analyze the role of innovation in strategic planning.
- Analyze how to implement an innovation strategy.
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