The course will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of IT Governance and Controlling
  • IT investment appraisal methods and frameworks
  • Enterprise IT programme management
  • IT Performance measurement and reporting
  • IT project controlling (scope and change management)
  • Project network controls
  • Support tools and frameworks
  • An introduction to CobiT and internal control systems

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • Assess and evaluate the factors that lay behind ITC techniques.
  • Appreciate and be able to discuss a range of ITC approaches.
  • Conduct IT investment appraisals by acknowledging IT evaluation methods and frameworks.
  • Apply theoretical insights to managing and control effective IT programmes and projects.
  • Be able to design and conduct IT performance measurement and management.
  • Ensure control structure is in place to support IT strategies and goals.
  • Acknowledge globally recognized theoretical and practical support frameworks to safeguard IT control objectives.
  • Apply a range of transferable skills such as literature search, analytical skills, application of theory to real life situations, teamwork, motivation and interpersonal skills.
Number of credit hours per week 4
Course eligibility Compulsory
Presence of students On-campus and on-line