Technology Management (TMGT) Courses

Technology Management

TMGT 410 Management of Information Systems
3 hours. This course provides an overview of information systems with a focus on the current information technologies and the role of information systems in achieving the operational and strategic goals of several non-profit and profit-based organizations. The course will focus on assessing internal and external customer needs and provide them with cost-efficient and effective solutions. Students will explore how to integrate, maintain and manage information technology in modern organizations.
Prequisites: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior.

TMGT 420 Global Information Systems
3 hours. This course will explore how culture may vary in different countries within the same firm, how this variation may impact the adoption of information technologies, and how various information technologies can be used to strengthen the firm's competitiveness globally. Topics of discussion will include managerial issues pertaining to international management and implementation of global information systems. The emphasis is placed upon the interaction of social, political, and cultural forces and how advances in information technology might change how business will be conducted in the future.
Prequisites: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior, TMGT 410 Management of Information Systems.

TMGT 430 Database Planning and Management
3 hours. This course focuses on the role of data integration in implementing enterprise-wide information systems. The learner will explore various standards for conceptual data modeling and planning when preparing to deploy an enterprise-wide information system. The goal is to prepare students with the necessary knowledge relating to stakeholder requirements, database design, functions, and business objectives in order to successfully manage system implementation.
Prequisites: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior.

TMGT 440 Enterprise Architecture Design and Management
3 hours. This course focuses on developing a blueprint for systematically and completely defining an organization current (baseline) or desired (target) environment. The goal of Enterprise architecture design is to examine the organization's mission, business functions, information flows, and systems environments while exploring and preparing integration plans utilizing appropriate information systems to achieve the target environment. Learners will develop a roadmap to achieve an organization's mission through optimal performance of its core business processes within an efficient information technology environment.
Prequisites: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior.

TMGT 450 Managing Technology Projects
3 hours. This course explores the project management concepts, techniques and challenges that technology managers oftentimes experience when executing projects that achieve strategic business objectives. Learners gain an appreciation of business and technology fusion, strategy, through project planning while examining the roles and responsibilities of the project manager in an organization. Specific attention will be focused on project planning and facilitating the achievement of organizational strategic objectives to gain competitive advantage.
Prequisites: MGOL 401 Organizational Behavior.