Strategic and Transformational IT

Online Course

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Strategic and Transformational IT

What is the course about?

Strategic and Transformational IT
The course Strategic and Transformational IT is an online class provided by The University of Maryland through edX. The skill level of the course is Advanced. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Learn about the explosion of technologies that are transforming business and how to strategically leverage technologies to maximize the value–and minimize the risk–to your firm.

Course description

New technologies and “big data” have transformed every facet of business, from accounting to marketing. Technologies like social media, ecommerce platforms, mobile devices, software services, the cloud, artificial intelligence, and the internet of things have created new business processes and products, while displacing and disrupting many others. In order to stay competitive, business leaders need to understand these emerging technologies, assess their inherent opportunities and challenges, and strategically maneuver the organization to maximize the value–and minimize the risk–of technology. By the end of this course, learners will understand:New technologies and “big data” have transformed every facet of business, from accounting to marketing. Technologies like social media, ecommerce platforms, mobile devices, software services, the cloud, artificial intelligence, and the internet of things have created new business processes and products, while displacing and disrupting many others. In order to stay competitive, business leaders need to understand these emerging technologies, assess their inherent opportunities and challenges, and strategically maneuver the organization to maximize the value–and minimize the risk–of technology. This course will help you assess the most critical technologies that affect your business sector and how you can manage them to realize efficiencies. We’ll discuss when and how to appropriately commoditize the data these technologies product and ultimately, how the strategic deployment of technology can transform an organization.

Prerequisites & Facts

Strategic and Transformational IT

Course Topic

Business and Management

University, College, Institution

The University of Maryland

Course Skill Level

Advanced

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Strategic and Transformational IT

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / The University of Maryland you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (214.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: The University of Maryland
Topic: Business and Management