Department of Computer and Information Systems COURSE SYLLABUS Course and Instructor Information Course Name: ITS 831 – Information Technology Importance in Strategic Planning Section – 07 Spring 2020 – First Bi-Term Online Professor: Dr. Mike Peterson Contact Information Email: [email protected] Office Hours/Preferred Contact Times: By appointment Nature of Course Content and Goals Course Description This course focuses on the information technology leader’s collaborative roles working with an organization’s senior leadership, including aligning business strategy with IT strategy, acting as an equal contributor to the formation of organizational strategy, and integrating ethical policies and practices into an organization. Learners evaluate multidisciplinary research and practices related to leadership, organizational structures, and culture. Through the lens of complexity/chaos and change theories, learners analyze information technology’s role in contributing to organizational resiliency. Course Objectives Course Objectives/Learner Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, the student will: · be proactive with risk management practices. · understand IT business management. · Understand the basics of Blockchain technology · understand the economics of cloud computing. · understand the benefits of eco-efficient technology adoption · understand how to balance customer and shareholder value. understand how emerging technologies effect strategic planning. Learner Outcomes/ Assessments · Learn how to perform research identifying and analyzing technological challenges · Build critical thinking skills to develop and apply solutions that achieve strategic and tactical IT-business alignment · Develop professional skills and expertise to advance knowledge in your chosen field or discipline within information technology · Conduct research with professional and ethical integrity · Address complex technical questions and challenge established knowledge and practices in the area · Identify, comprehend, analyze, evaluate and synthesize research · Communicate effectively and employ constructive professional and interpersonal skills · Critically evaluate current research and best practices · Demonstrate IT leadership skills at the team and enterprise levels following tenets of professional, social, and ethical responsibility Recommend IT strategies that support enterprise mission and objectives Course Website Access to the course website is required via the iLearn portal on the University of the Cumberlands website: http://www.ucumberlands.edu/ilearn/ Books and Resources Required Text Pearlson, K., Saunders, C., Galletta, D. (2020). Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach, 7th Edition. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-1119560562Requirements and Policies Academic Integrity/ Plagiarism At a Christian liberal arts university committed to the pursuit of truth and understanding, any act of academic dishonesty is especia.