University of Minnesota
Information​ ​Systems Specialization
University of Minnesota

Information​ ​Systems Specialization

Information Technology . Become a better manager of information technology to address business problems

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Jason Chan
Soumya Sen
Gautam Ray

Instructors: Jason Chan

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Specialization - 4 course series

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What you'll learn

  • Utilize conceptual frameworks to align IT investments with business strategy

  • Specify business requirements as information system specifications

  • Assess the fit between business requirements and enterprise systems features

  • Evaluate technological alternatives for developing the IT infrastructure for the organization

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Specialization - 4 course series

IS/IT Governance

Course 110 hours4.7 (629 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Discover how to align IT investment decisions with the goals and strategies of the organization.

  • Evaluate individual IT investments and learn how to incorporate risk into IT investment decisions.

  • Evaluate a portfolio of IT investments and learn how to charge users for IT investments.

  • Learn different levers firms can use to increase adoption of IT innovation and how IT systems may require different strategies for implementation.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Management
Category: IT Skills and Knowledge
Category: Finance and accounting skills and knowledge

Analysis for Business Systems

Course 29 hours4.8 (522 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn about the standard models of systems development: the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

  • Learn how to read and create specific deliverables that business systems analysts prepare during the SDLC.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Business analysis skills and knowledge
Category: Management
Category: Project management skills and knowledge

Enterprise Systems

Course 37 hours4.8 (732 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn (more) about Enterprise Systems/Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERPs).

  • Understand why ERPs are useful to companies.

  • Develop an appreciate of the managerial aspects related to the selection and implementation of ERPs.

  • Learn practical knowledge that would help to address real world business problems associated with ERP usage and implementation.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Management
Category: IT Skills and Knowledge

IT Infrastructure and Emerging Trends

Course 48 hours4.8 (425 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn about issues in cloud computing and various realizations of service-oriented computing.

  • Discover the range of mobile technologies available to modern enterprises and how these can be used to create innovative business models.

  • Become aware of cyber security threats that organizations need to be aware of and learn about various defense mechanisms.

  • Explore the innovation that emerging technologies like Blockchains can bring about.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Management
Category: IT Skills and Knowledge

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University of Minnesota
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