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Information Resources Management

This course explains how organisations can lever the power of information to deliver value to customers through improved products or services and by innovative use of information technology.

The course has three purposes. The first is that you understand the strategic role of information resources for organisations.

The second is that you become aware of current information technologies and that you develop a critical awareness of their roles and potential.

The third is that you become an intelligent contributor to the management and development of innovations in information resources within your organisation.

Modules

Unit 1: Strategic Role of Information Technology

Introduction

Objectives

Managing in the Information Age

Information Systems in Organisations

Strategic Impact of IT

Summary

References

Further Reading

Unit 2: Digital Networks and Digital Business

Introduction

Objectives

Networked Computing

The Internet

Groups, Group Working and Groupware

Electronic Commerce

Values and Ethics

Summary

Unit 3: Organisational Transformation

Introduction

Objectives

Process Innovation

Business Transformation

Enterprise Resource Planning

Summary

References

Further Reading

Unit 4: Management Support Systems, Information Resources, and Corporate Knowledge

Introduction

Objectives

Management Support Systems

Information Resources for Managing

Summary

References

Further Reading

Unit 5: Planning Information Systems

Introduction

Objectives

Business and Information Systems Planning

Information Requirements Analysis

IT Architectures

Economics of Systems Development

Summary

Unit 6: Developing and Managing Information Systems

Introduction

Objectives

Systems development life cycle (SDLC)

Modern approaches to systems development

Prototyping

Object-orientation

Alternatives to acquiring new systems

Systems security

Summary

Further reading

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

Course Text

For this course you will be required to purchase the textbook:

Information Technology for Management: Making Connections for Strategic Advantage (1999), Efraim Turban, Ephraim McLean, and James Wetherbe, second edition, New York: John Wiley.

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Information Resources Management.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

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learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 31st May
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 31st May

Information Resources Management

This course explains how organisations can lever the power of information to deliver value to customers through improved products or services and by innovative use of information technology.

The course has three purposes. The first is that you understand the strategic role of information resources for organisations.

The second is that you become aware of current information technologies and that you develop a critical awareness of their roles and potential.

The third is that you become an intelligent contributor to the management and development of innovations in information resources within your organisation.

Modules

Unit 1: Strategic Role of Information Technology

Introduction

Objectives

Managing in the Information Age

Information Systems in Organisations

Strategic Impact of IT

Summary

References

Further Reading

Unit 2: Digital Networks and Digital Business

Introduction

Objectives

Networked Computing

The Internet

Groups, Group Working and Groupware

Electronic Commerce

Values and Ethics

Summary

Unit 3: Organisational Transformation

Introduction

Objectives

Process Innovation

Business Transformation

Enterprise Resource Planning

Summary

References

Further Reading

Unit 4: Management Support Systems, Information Resources, and Corporate Knowledge

Introduction

Objectives

Management Support Systems

Information Resources for Managing

Summary

References

Further Reading

Unit 5: Planning Information Systems

Introduction

Objectives

Business and Information Systems Planning

Information Requirements Analysis

IT Architectures

Economics of Systems Development

Summary

Unit 6: Developing and Managing Information Systems

Introduction

Objectives

Systems development life cycle (SDLC)

Modern approaches to systems development

Prototyping

Object-orientation

Alternatives to acquiring new systems

Systems security

Summary

Further reading

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Excellent Marking

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

Course Text

For this course you will be required to purchase the textbook:

Information Technology for Management: Making Connections for Strategic Advantage (1999), Efraim Turban, Ephraim McLean, and James Wetherbe, second edition, New York: John Wiley.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Information Resources Management.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
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