Description

This master provides the fundaments of business innovation which confirm that organizational strategies and NICT strategies are aligned and coherent with the development of a business, from strategic management to the management of people with an emphasis on continuous and permanent change.

The program is particularly aimed at professionals of various degrees (engineers, lawyers, graduates, etc.) who wish to acquire the knowledge, skills and capabilities needed to manage an executive position of systems and ICT, direct an organizational change project using ICT or advise companies that need to respond to the competitiveness of new businesses.

Outcomes

General Outcomes:

  1. Seek knowledge to professionals in different work fields, as well as skills and capacities needed to manage a managerial position of ICT systems and lead a project of organizational change using ICT or who wish to advise companies that require to respond to the competitiveness of new businesses.
  2. Provide the foundations of business innovation that give certainty that the strategies and ICT strategies are aligned and consistent with the business development, from the strategic management to the staff management with an emphasis on continuous and permanent changes.
  3. Provide education in new or unfamiliar environments, in order for the student to apply the knowledge acquired, formulating judgments, making decisions and solving problems while understanding the strategic process of organizational management, assuming a role in strategic management and proposals that integrate general and local business management processes; besides provide scientific research tools that allows the student produce creative work in an ethical manner; demonstrating mastering of the material.

Specific Outcomes:

At the end of the program students will be capable of:

  1. Analyze problems, and identify and define the appropriate technology and requirements for an information system
  2. Evaluate technological solutions, systems, processes, components or programs to meet company's requirement and needs and its impacts on the organization.
  3. Combine strategic planning and management techniques and skills in the area of information systems.
  4. Evaluate current and emergent technologies relevant to the operation field in the organization.
  5. Distinguish and address professional, ethical, legal and social responsibility.
  6. Combine software engineering techniques and skills to develop, design and manage databases, software and information systems (*).

Target Audience

The training methodology proposed summed up to the clarity, amplitude and didactic of the content design, allows the Master in Strategic Management with a specialty in Information Technology be addressed to all types of professionals (engineers, doctors, lawyers, graduates, among others) that wish to acquire the knowledge, skills and capabilities needed to manage an administrative System and ICT position, manage an organizational change Project using ICT, or that wish to advise companies that need to respond to the competiveness of new businesses.

This program looks for people that associate business strategies with technological developments, that bring technology closer to the needs of several business areas to achieve the strategic objectives, and that they push and pull strategies from ICT.

Because of its executive guidance, the Master in Strategic Management with a specialty in Information Technology aims to train dynamic, creative and motivated professionals, improve and/or lead business projects brought on by IT.

Duration

The maximum time that is allowed to complete the Program is twenty four months. During this time period, the student must have successfully completed all the evaluated activities and approved the Master's Thesis.

The program structure is the following:

General Education: Minimum 19 credits

Required: 27 credits

Electives: 20 credits

Structure

MASTER IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT WITH A SPECIALTY IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  CODE SUBJECT PREREQUISITES CREDIT CONTACT HOURS
GENERAL EDUCATION
TR026 Business administration and management N/A 3 45
DD002 Management and cost control N/A 2 30
TR047 Financial management N/A 3 45
DD004 Marketing N/A 3 45
DD152 Economy N/A 2 30
DD118 Basic statistics N/A 2 30
DD120 Financial mathematics N/A 1 15
DD124 Management accounting N/A 2 30
TR046 Strategic management of human resources N/A 2 30
DD040 Conflict resolution and negotiation techniques N/A 2 30
DD032 Performance evaluation and management by competencies N/A 2 30
TR024 Management techniques and organizational leadership N/A 2 30
DD090 Business ethics and corporate social responsibilities N/A 3 45
DD041 Management techniques for work teams N/A 2 30
DD076 Management without distances N/A 1 15
DD026 Virtual environments of collaborative work N/A 1 15
DD042 Time management and conducting meetings N/A 2 30
DD043 Stress and burnout N/A 2 30
DD044 Public speaking techniques N/A 1 15
IP082 Quality management: ISO 9001 N/A 3 45
DD133 Occupational risk prevention: OHSAS 18001 N/A 2 30
MA098 Environmental management. ISO 14001 N/A 3 45
DD012 Management and administration of operations N/A 2 30
DD013 Logistics N/A 2 30
DD014 Strategic planning and management N/A 3 45
TR038 Project planning and management N/A 3 45
TI013 Reengineering, strategy and management of systems and ICT N/A 3 45
TI025 E-business and its integration with corporate management systems N/A 3 45
TI017 Integration of business management systems N/A 5 75
DD162 Marketing strategy development N/A 2 30
TI030 Network security and management N/A 3 45
TI011 Society of change and information N/A 3 45
DD068 Knowledge management and organizational learning N/A 2 30
TI004/DD163 International marketing and commerce N/A 4 60
TI014 Electronic marketing and commerce N/A 4 60
TI023 Study and case resolution (I, II, III) N/A 10 150
REQUIRED SPECIALTY IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
TI015 Electronic security and legislation N/A 4 60
TI016 Business intelligence N/A 4 60
TI018 Innovation, culture and work management in the communication society N/A 2 30
TI043 Management and administration of it projects ICT N/A 4 60
ELECTIVES OPTIONAL MODULE - SOFTWARE BUSINESS
TI034 Languages and programming paradigms N/A 2 30
TI035 Architectures, networks and distributive systems N/A 3 45
TI036 Web technology and engineering N/A 3 45
TI037 Integral design and analysis of systems and requirements N/A 3 45
TI038 Data model and database design N/A 3 45
TI040 Database management and information resources N/A 3 45
TI041 Business software processes N/A 3 45
REQUIRED THESIS
FP092 Methodology of Scientific Research N/A 3 45
  TFC N/A 10 150
TOTAL 66 990

Diagram

Schedule

Optative Modules

Software Business

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Optative Modules

The credit structure of this optional module is the following:

OPTIONAL MODULE – SOFTWARE BUSINESS
TI034 Languages and programming paradigms N/A 2 30
TI035 Architectures, networks and distributive systems N/A 3 45
TI036 Web technology and engineering N/A 3 45
TI037 Integral design and analysis of systems and requirements N/A 3 45
TI038 Data model and database design N/A 3 45
TI040 Database management and information resources N/A 3 45
TI041 Business software processes N/A 3 45

Degree

Master in Strategic Management with a specialty in Information Technology

Testimonials

  • “It is an excellent program, it creates a level that is currently necessary for the effective and efficient management of IT areas in organizations”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “Excellent, satisfied with everything learned, the communication, and the diploma issuing process”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “Excellent program, it helped me with the topic on information system management”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “Very good, enriching in terms of knowledge and also applicable to real life as well”. End of Course Survey, June 2015