MBA Information Systems with Microsoft Dynamics

Distance

£ 9,500 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    MBA

  • Methodology

    Distance Learning

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

This course gives you the management skills to allow you to work with, and between, business and IT specialists. It examines technology and its potential from the perspective of those managing technical staff, rather than the technical staff themselves. You gain a strategic perspective in using information, organisational knowledge, and information technologies.
Suitable for: Minimum requirements are. a good honours degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant discipline. three years of relevant work experience, preferably in a management position. You also need. a good background knowledge of issues that arise in managing organisations and the desire to take that knowledge and understanding further. significant managerial experience to ensure that concepts and techniques can be related to practical experience.

To take into account

Minimum requirements are . a good honours degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant discipline . three years of relevant work experience, preferably in a management position

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Course programme

For many organisations information is the resource, and knowledge the unique asset that brings clients. They need to manage risk and opportunities in an ever changing environment - and they need managers with the strategic skills to make it happen.
These managers have to be able to work with, and between, business and IT specialists. They must shape information and knowledge strategies, and provide the leadership to make and carry out information policies.
This course builds the strategic perspective they need on the use of
· information
· organisational knowledge
· information technologies
We use Microsoft Dynamics as the main technology solution to underpin our course. It is a suite of enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management solutions. You receive training on one of the Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning products.
When you have successfully completed the first four modules, we can help you to arrange employment opportunities with Microsoft partners. If you secure a placement, you can continue your studies for the employer as a distance learning student.
The course examines technology and its potential from the perspective of those managing technical staff, rather than the technical staff themselves. It focuses on the management of information, information systems and knowledge workers.
Key themes are built around the informational aspects of
· individual and organisational behaviour and politics
· management processes
· human resources
· strategy
· culture
This MBA also develops high level managerial and strategic skills for executives, managers and consultants, including communication and analytical skills, problem solving, creative thinking, and change management.
This course exposes you to the latest thinking on organisational structures, the importance of information processing and the role of change in the modern business. Course content
Semester one modules
· advanced learning and study skills · change management and system implementation · investment appraisal and business benefits · information, production and operations management
Semester two modules
· strategies, structures and systems · information for global strategic marketing · business intelligence, communication, information and behaviour · elective module choice · research principles and practice · training in Microsoft Dynamics

Microsoft DynamicsT applications
During the taught part of the course, you take two pieces of training on Microsoft DynamicsT applications.

Semester three
· possibility of a placement with a Microsoft Partner · dissertation
During the PgCert and PgDip stages, you study full-time at Sheffield Hallam University.

You can then study by distance learning while working, or complete the MBA full or part-time.
For academic year 2009/10
Home and EU students
Full-time - typically £9,500
Part-time - typically £3,800 a stage for PgCert and PgDip stages, plus £1,900 for MBA stage

You can study individual modules from this course - please contact us for fees.
International students
Full-time - typically £12,500
Assessment Includes · essays · technical reports · presentations · group work · demonstrations · research projects

Additional information

Payment options: For academic year 2009/10 Home and EU students Full-time - typically £9,500 Part-time - typically £3,800 a stage for PgCert and PgDip stages, plus £1,900 for MBA stage You can study individual modules from this course - please contact us for fees. International students Full-time - typically £12,500

MBA Information Systems with Microsoft Dynamics

£ 9,500 + VAT