Information Technology Finance

MGMT X 418.27C

This course covers the economic and business aspects of new technologies considered by organizations while gaining the financial knowledge and skills needed to manage IT related projects.

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Online
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Gain financial knowledge and skills for managing IT disciplines and projects
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the financial and technological decisions that impact the day-to-day operation and long-term financial stability of organizations
  • Implement basic accounting, budget preparation for IT services, departments, and projects
  • Develop capital and operational budgeting with justifications
  • Communicate the value of IT investments to end users and executive management
  • Explore various methods for determining the benefits of IT investments and projects

About this course:

In today's hard economic times, IT managers are expected to make prudent financial and technological decisions that impact the day-to-day operation and long-term financial stability of organizations. Gain the financial knowledge and skills you need for managing IT disciplines and projects, including basic accounting, budget preparation for IT services, departments, and/or projects; capital and operational budgeting, justifying projects; and communicating the value of IT investments to end users and executive management. Explore various methods for determining the benefits of IT investments and projects, including return on investment analysis, payback period, net present value, and internal rate of return. The course also covers the economic and business aspects of several new technologies that are being considered by organizations, such as cloud computing and green IT. Review and evaluate a case study for each technology and its financial and operational impact. Students have hands-on projects and also learn the pros and cons of outsourcing. Instruction presents several simple and powerful budget and financial templates, as well as an overview of the basic and advanced financial functions in Microsoft Excel.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Information Technology Finance.

X 418.24 Information Technology Management or consent of instructor.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Canceled
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Instructor: Alex Azmi
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Fee:
$999.00
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Notes

Required course in Information Technology Management Certificate. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: Finance for Managers (Harvard Business Essentials) by Harvard Business School Press
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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