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Partnership and Industry Information Systems


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Course level: Graduate

This course extends the learning from previous intracompany relationships to external IS organizational relationships. Upon completion of this course, the learner will be prepared to define, evaluate, and plan the application of IST domains that must be considered when developing partnerships and common industry relationships. Competency A: Analyze the IT characteristics of private sector business partnerships and private sector-public sector partnerships. Competency B: Determine appropriate performance measures for IT-business partnerships. Competency C: Synthesize approaches, methods, and tools used throughout the IT lifecycle and business partnerships. Competency D: Apply a systems approach to evaluate IST requirements for developing external relationships. Competency E: Evaluate strategic alliances between organizations.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Reading Week

Private-Sector Partnerships

Private-Sector/Public-Sector Partnerships

Creating Partnerships

Implementing Partnerships

Maintaining and Growing Partnerships

Strategy Application

Strategy Application, Continued


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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