课程信息
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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IT Alignment

Firms make significant investments in IT. However, the returns from these investments are varied. In this module we will learn how to align IT investment decisions with the goals and strategies of the organization....
Reading
15 个视频(共 118 分钟), 1 个测验
Video15 个视频
Course Project Introduction3分钟
1.1-1 Personal Introduction3分钟
1.1-2 Course Overview16分钟
1.1-3 IT Alignment Part 16分钟
1.1-4 IT Alignment Part 29分钟
1.1-5 IT Alignment Part 36分钟
1.2-1 A Framework for IT Governance5分钟
1.2-2 Who Makes the Decisions9分钟
1.2-3 How IT Decisions are Made9分钟
1.3-1 Key Principles and Practices5分钟
1.3-2 Operating Model and Enterprise Architecture6分钟
1.3-3 Application Silo Stage10分钟
1.3-4 Implications of Enterprise Stages7分钟
1.4-1 Module 1 Summary9分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 1: IT Alignment Quiz15分钟
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完成时间为 3 小时

Evaluating IT Investments

In this module we will learn how to evaluate individual IT investments. Large IT investments face significant risks. In this module we will also learn about how to incorporate risk in the IT investment decision....
Reading
14 个视频(共 112 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video14 个视频
2.1-1b Net Profit Value Part 14分钟
2.1-1c Net Profit Value Part 210分钟
2.1-1d Net Proft Value Part 36分钟
2.1-1e Net Profit Value Part 410分钟
2.1-2 Evaluating IT Investments Part 25分钟
2.1-3 Evaluating IT Investments Part 36分钟
2.1-4 Evaluating IT Investments Part 411分钟
2.2-1 Incorporating Risk in IT Investment Evaluation Part 16分钟
2.2-2 Incorporating Risk in IT Investment Evaluation Part 210分钟
System Implementation Problem8分钟
System Implementation Problem Analysis8分钟
2.2-3 Incorporating Risk in IT Investment Evaluation Part 37分钟
2.3-1 Module 2 Summary8分钟
Reading3 个阅读材料
Discounted Cash Flow of Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS)10分钟
Business Process Improvement at Concete Co. Cemex Article10分钟
System Implementation Problem Description5分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 2: Evaluating IT Investments Part I Quiz15分钟
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完成时间为 2 小时

Evaluating IT Investments (Continued)

A firm may make multiple IT investments in a given year. In this module we will learn how to evaluate a portfolio of IT investments. In this module we will also learn about how to charge users for IT investments....
Reading
7 个视频(共 54 分钟), 1 个测验
Video7 个视频
3.1-2 Characteristics of Different IT Asset Classes5分钟
3.1-3 Strategic Orientation and Portfolio Management8分钟
3.2-1 IT Chargeback6分钟
3.2-2 Compare Alternative Approaches to IT Chargeback10分钟
3.2-3 Explore Implications of IT Chargeback8分钟
3.3-1 Module 3 Summary10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 3: Evaluating IT Investments Part II Quiz15分钟
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Change Management

Firms don’t derive value from IT investments, if users don’t adopt new IT systems. In this module we learn the different levers firms can use to increase the adoption of IT innovation. We will also learn how different IT systems may require different strategies for the implementation of IT systems....
Reading
6 个视频(共 49 分钟), 1 个测验
Video6 个视频
4.1-2 Different Models of User Adoption5分钟
4.1-3 Different Levers for Affecting User Adoption9分钟
4.2-1 Project Management vs. Learning Approach8分钟
4.2-2 Evolutionary vs. Revolutionary Change7分钟
4.3-1 Module 4 Summary8分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Module 4: Change Mangement Quiz15分钟

讲师

Gautam Ray

Associate Professor
Carlson School of Management, Information and Decision Sciences

关于 University of Minnesota

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关于 Information​ ​Systems 专项课程

This specialization provides a robust introduction to the key principles and practices of Information Systems Management. The first course describes how Information Systems address business problems. This takes the form of an IT alignment model that describes how Information Systems provide capabilities that enable or support organizational strategy. This component also includes an economic analysis of the Information System. The second course in the specialization entails the practice of modeling information systems. The goal of this course is to describe the Information System defined in the first course, so that the Information System can be developed. The third course provides an overview of the capabilities of modern enterprise systems. The goal of this course is to understand the capabilities of enterprise systems, so that the firm can decide if the requirement identified in the second course can be met by an enterprise system. Managerial aspects related to the selection and implementation of enterprise systems will also be discussed. The fourth course in the specialization describes the IT infrastructure choices available to a modern enterprise and the tradeoffs associated with each alternative. Any large Information System implementation is a significant organizational change initiative that requires careful stewardship. All the courses will deal with the issue of change management and discuss strategies and approaches for achieving a successful implementation....
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