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Management of Technology and Operations Specialization Description

The management of Information Technology and Operations in an integrated manner and their strategic alignment with business models is essential to achieving business success. Operational excellence is the key driver to performance in a world that is increasingly driven by information.
Operations Management provides the tools to analyze, improve and position a firm's operations to achieve the best fit with the firm's competitive strategy, marketing priorities and financial constraints. It provides a link to strategy and its successful execution. It makes available metrics for managing businesses, such as, six sigma quality, order to delivery cycle, inventory turns, and capacity utilization.
Information technologies continually redefine possible business models and operations across industries, creating new markets, channels and spaces of interaction. They are an integral part of developing new products, designing new organizations, managing customer relationships, and in achieving operational excellence.
A specialization in Management of Technology and Operations enables you to think about technology-enabled business models, and the alignment of IT and Operations with corporate strategy. Decisions about investments in IT and the design of operations have far reaching consequences for development of products and services, managing customers, and achieving operational excellence.  Courses in this specialization will provide you with the following capabilities:
  1. Linking the success and valuation of organizations with the effective design and management of its IT assets, data and Operations.
  2. Aligning Operations Strategy and IT with business models and understanding how to make investment decisions regarding IT and Operations.
  3. Crafting Operations and IT strategies to exploit emerging opportunities enabled by digital convergence and the increasingly electronic nature of all aspects of business
This specialization is especially suitable for careers in Consulting, Financial Services, Management of Information Technology and Operations.  Due to the extent to which the Internet fuels new IT-based opportunities, the specialization is also valuable for entrepreneurs.

Academic Advisor: Professor Norman White, 212-998-0842


Course List

INFO-GB.2314 (B20.2314) Managing the Digital Firm
INFO-GB.2318 (B20.2318) Digital Strategy
INFO-GB.2335 (B20.2335) Fundamentals of Computer Systems
INFO-GB.2346 (B20.2346) Dealing with Data
INFO-GB.3136 (B20.3136) Search and the New Economy
INFO-GB.3138 (B20.3138) Digital Markets and E-Commerce
INFO-GB.3147 (B20.3147) IT Strategy
INFO-GB.3155 (B20.3155) Global Sourcing and Open Innovation
INFO-GB.3156 (B20.3156) Data Governance and Privacy
INFO-GB.3157 (B20.3157) Computer and Network Security
INFO-GB.3310 (B20.3310) Social Media & Digital Marketing
INFO-GB.3322 (B20.3322) Design and Development of Web-Based Systems
INFO-GB.3335 (B20.3335) Electronic Communities
INFO-GB.3336 (B20.3336) Data Mining and Business Intelligence
INFO-GB.3338 (B20.3338) Electronic Commerce: Management in Digital Markets
INFO-GB.3339 (B20.3339) Being Digital: Search, Social Media and Crowdsourcing
INFO-GB.3355 (B20.3355) Globalization, Open Innovation, and Crowdsourcing: New Ways of Organizing
INFO-GB.3356 (B20.3356) Business Process Design and Implementation
INFO-GB.3358 (B20.3358) Data Governance
INFO-GB.3359 (B20.3359) Practical Data Science
INFO-GB.3362 (B20.3362) Emerging Technologies and Business Innovation
MKTG-GB.2173 (B70.2173) New Media in Marketing
MKTG-GB.2325 (B70.2325) Digital Media Innovation
OPMG-GB.2306 (B60.2306) Supply Chain Management
OPMG-GB.2310 (B60.2310) Managing for Quality
OPMG-GB.2312 (B60.2312) A Man, Plan, Canal: Panama
OPMG-GB.2313 (B60.2313) Operations in Entertainment: Las Vegas
OPMG-GB.2315 (B60.2315) Operations for Financial Services
OPMG-GB.2320 (B60.2320) IT in Supply Chains
OPMG-GB.2330 (B60.2330) Retail Operations
OPMG-GB.2350 (B60.2350) Decision Models
OPMG-GB.2351 (B60.2351) Advanced Decision Models
OPMG-GB.2360 (B60.2360) Operations in Real Estate Development
OPMG-GB.2365 (B60.2365) Operational Risk
OPMG-GB.3330 (B60.3330) Revenue Management and Pricing
OPMG-GB.3335 (B60.3335) Operations for Global Entrepreneurs
OPMG-GB.3355 (B60.3355) Operations Strategy
OPMG-GB.3357 (B60.3357) Service Operations and Strategy
 

 

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