ME2038 IT Management 6.0 credits

IT Management

The course is about creating understanding of how to prepare, analyze and make decisions on IT strategies in firms and projects with different business processes, economics and organization. The course is possible to take as a separate course. It is also included in the course profile series on Project Communication and IT. The profile includes ME1400 Project Management and Communication, ME2037 Project Communication, ME2038 IT Management and ME2039 Knowledge Management.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The content and pedagogy of the course consists of a combination of IT management theories and practical cases from different business contexts. The main parts of the course are:       

  • Business strategies and IT in firms and projects      
  • Organization and management with IT       
  • Systems for shared IT based business platforms       
  • IT tools for business and production processes       
  • IT and business value       
  • Mobility and IT use in organizations

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to extend the course participants knowledge about IT from a organizational and strategic business perspective. After finished course the student should be able to describe, analyze and discuss:      

  • the effects of information and communication technology on economics, business processes and work in organizations and firms.       
  • IT strategies for firms and projects with different business oriented prerequisites, goals and processes.

Course Disposition

A homework assignment is the main point, together with lectures, guest lecturers, visits at companies, and active participation in the elements and in case studies.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Industrial Management, Basic Course or equal

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • SEM1 - Seminars, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Active participation on mandatory course events.Approved seminar paper. Approved home exam. 

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

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Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ITM/Industrial Economics and Management

Main field of study *

Industrial Management

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

ME2039

Contact

Jonas Runberger, jonas.runberger@indek.kth.se, +46 8 790 76 15

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

Established Autumn 2006 

Replaces 4D1403.