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IS/IT Governance

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Firms make significant investments in IT. In the IS/IT Governance course we will discuss how to govern IT to make sure that the IT investments contribute to organizational goals and strategies. Firms need to formally evaluate significant IT investments. IT investments are also risky, so firms need to consider the risk associated with the investments to appropriately evaluate the investment. We will discuss how to evaluate IT investments. Firms usually make multiple IT investments in a given year. In this course we will discuss how to evaluate a portfolio of IT investments. Firms need a mechanism to charge users for the IT investments made to encourage prudent consumption of IT resources. We will discuss different mechanisms for charging for IT that incents users to spend IT dollars wisely. Finally, IT investments are made to generate value for the firm. This requires that employees actually use the new IT systems that is developed. Thus, in the IS/IT Governance course we will discuss strategies to make sure that users use the new system so that the firm derives value from its IT investments.

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Rating 3.9 based on 12 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Jan 24 (24 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From University of Minnesota via Coursera
Instructor Gautam Ray
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Language English
Subjects Business IT & Networking
Tags Business Leadership And Management Information Technology Support And Operations

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Rating 3.9 based on 12 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Jan 24 (24 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From University of Minnesota via Coursera
Instructor Gautam Ray
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business IT & Networking
Tags Business Leadership And Management Information Technology Support And Operations

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