Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology Management

(joint program with College of Business) Information Systems and Technology Management (Joint with College of Business) The Colleges of Business and Technological Innovation jointly offer the B.S. degree in Information Systems and Technology Management. The emphasis is on the knowledge and skills needed to manage and apply IT to the computing requirements of enterprises. The program consists of courses in Business and courses in Information Technology. The Information Systems and Technology Management program prepares students for positions such as system developers and business IT consultants. The United Arab Emirates has a strong need for professionals in these fields in both the government and private sector.

Concentrations in:

Management of Information Systems:

This concentration prepares students for management roles associated with IT within organisations. Students learn how systems of technology, people and processes can be designed and managed to provide strategic benefits.

Business Intelligence:

This concentration prepares students to analyse and leverage data to gain insights and inform decision making. Students also learn how to discover hidden knowledge and patterns of behavior useful for improving business practice and competitiveness.

Enterprise Systems:

The concentration prepares students for professional roles involving IT that spans entire enterprises and geographically dispersed organisations. Students learn how business processes can be linked using IT both within and across organisations operating in a global environment.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

1. Investigative Thinking:

to apply critical thinking and disciplined research processes to identify, analyze, document and defend a proposed course of action.

2. Problem Solving:

to analyze technical and management system problems, and to critically evaluate and implement appropriate solutions.

3. Management Responsibility:

to demonstrate ability to identify and plan solutions in unfamiliar or complex problem situations and to manage small-scale projects and teams.

4. Professional Practice:

to work effectively, ethically and responsibly in individual and group situations, assuming leadership roles as required.

5. Global Perspective:

to understand and communicate the underlying principles and factors affecting organizational functions and systems in a global environment.

6. Professional Communication:

to communicate effectively in English and in Arabic using appropriate professional terms in presentations, writing and speech.