Official course description:
Basic info last published 29/03-19

IT Governance & Quality Management

Course info
Language:
English
ECTS points:
7.5
Course code:
2013001U
Offered to guest students:
-
Offered as a single subject:
-
Programme
Level:
Bachelor
Programme:
Bachelor in Global Business Informatics
Staff
Course semester
Semester
Forår 2019
Start
28 January 2019
End
31 May 2019
Exam
Exam type
ordinær
Internal/External
ekstern censur
Grade Scale
7-trinsskala
Exam Language
GB
Abstract
The course will provide an understanding of how to analyze an organization's IT Governance & Quality Management (IT governance) and how to restructure the organization's IT governance so that it is in line with the organization's IT strategy.
Description

IT governance ensure the effective and efficient use of IT in enabling an organization to achieve its goals. IT governance is the process by which organizations ensure the effective evaluation, selection, prioritization, and funding of competing IT investments; oversee their implementation; and extract (measurable) business benefits.

The student will gain an understanding of how to analyze the organization's current IT governance and how to restructure it for a better organization's fit.

In addition to this, the student will get an understanding of how IT fits into the greater scope of the organisation.

Several perspectives related to IT Governance & Quality Management will be presented to allow the student to adapt his/her point of view to a particular situation. theories will be presented and discussed related to both the public and private sector. This will include:

  • Architecture Governance (Enterprise Architecture)
  • Knowledge Management
  • System Thinking
  • Portfolio Management 

Formal prerequisites
his course is part of the sixth semester in the bachelor's degree in Global Business Informatics.
Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe IT governance control structures and mechanisms in a company
  • Explain the value of IT governance
  • Describe industry standards for IT process models (e.g. CoBIT)
  • Analyse the contents of IT-governance and quality related standards and compliance requirements
  • Recommend an IT governance setup for a given situation
Ordinary exam
Exam type:
D: Written report with oral defence, external (7-trinsskala)
Exam variation:
D22: Submission of written work with following oral exam supplemented by the work submitted. The oral exam will be supplemented by the submitted work, i.e. the submitted work supplements a fixed syllabus from the course base.