The programme introduces participants to the management process and develops a critical awareness of current management issues relevant to information systems professionals. It examines managerial decision making techniques and provides participants with an insight of planning, finance and human resource decision making techniques and supporting information systems. It builds on this understanding of managerial processes and functions to show how organizations can be analyzed, interpreted and modeled as systems.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Ict professionals, supervisors/users with functional or ict related project responsibilities in the private and public sectors.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• Demonstrate clear understanding of the nature of management issues of interest to information system professionals;
• Demonstrate an understanding of the techniques for analyzing organization in a systematic manner;
• Gain knowledge on current management issues relevant to information system professionals;
• Analyze organizations in a systematic manner and show how policy issues may be evaluated using organizational model;
• Analyze the requirements for financial, marketing, operations and human resource information systems;
• Analyze the relationship between financial, marketing, operations and human resource management in the overall corporate strategic planning process and their role in the delivery of strategic plan.
• Business planning & performance metrics;
• Resource management and budgets;
• It cost structures and financial information systems;
• Corporate strategy;
• Operations and development in management thinking;
• Human resource management and hris;
• Entrepreneurship & leadership; system thinking.