Governance and Management of IT

Governance and Management of IT

  • Study programme and level:The joint doctoral study programme Governance and Economics in the Public Sector (third cycle)
  • 2nd year
  • 5 ECTS
  • Course type: Elective course
  • Lectures: 20
  • Seminar: 20
  • Other forms of study: 20
  • Individual work: 90
  • Lecturer: Mitja Dečman, PhD

1. Objectives and competences

Student:

  • is familiar with theories in the field of governance and management of information technology,
  • masters the selected research methods in the field of governance and management of information technology,
  • analyses and evaluates emerging technologies,
  • is familiar with IT policies in Slovenia and globally,
  • is familiar with key standards in the field of management of information technology.

Competences:

  • understanding of theories in the field of governance and management of information technology,
  • ability to apply the research methods in the field of governance and management of information technology
  • ability of critical evaluation of emerging technologies,
  • understanding of IT policies in Slovenia and globally,
  • ability to use standards in the field of management of information technology.

2. Content (Syllabus outline)

  • Introducation to the governance and management of IT
  • Overview of theories in the filed of governance and management of IT
  • IT policies
  • Metodologies and frameworks
  • Change and innovation
  • Management of technological changes
  • Emerging technologies

3.  Readings

  • Stackelberg, P. von. (2014). Technology & the Future: Managing Change and Innovation in the 21st Century. Jericho Hill Interactive. (izbrana poglavja)
  • Weill, P., & Ross, J. (2004). IT Governance: How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Rights for Superior Results (1st edition.). Boston, Mass.; London: Harvard Business Review Press. (izbrana poglavja)
  • Van Grembergen, Wim (Ed.), (2004). Strategies for Information Technology Governance. Hershey PA; Idea Group Publishing.
  • Wallace, M., & Webber, L. (2013). IT Governance: Policies & Procedures, 2014 Edition with CD. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. (izbrana poglavja)
  • Fasanghari, M., NasserEslami, F., & Naghavi, M. (2008). IT Governance Standard Selection Based on Two Phase Clustering Method (pp. 513–518). IEEE. doi:10.1109/NCM.2008.251 (izbrana poglavja)

4. Intended learning outcomes

Student will obtain the skills and methods of research in the field of governance and management of information technology. Student will contribute to the spread of knowledge in the field of governance with original and extensive research. Student will be able to critically analyse, assess and synthesize new knowledge in the field of governance and management of information technology.

5. Learning and teaching methods

  • Lectures on selected topics.
  • Seminar work and exercises (seminar paper on complex problems from selected fields and discussions).
  • Individual study of researches and case studies.
  • Exam preparation.

6. Assessment

  • Short essays and seminar work - 50%
  • Discussions (leading and cooperate) - 30%
  • Exam - 20%