Information Technology Strategy and Innovation

Explore dif­fer­ent ways of lever­ag­ing infor­ma­tion tech­nol­o­gy to pro­mote change in orga­ni­za­tions. Dis­cuss busi­ness-to-con­sumer and busi­ness-to-busi­ness inno­va­tion strate­gies, as well as busi­ness intel­li­gence approach­es. Find out more about top­ics such as orga­ni­za­tion­al col­lab­o­ra­tion, social media for busi­ness­es, cus­tomer expe­ri­ence, and enter­prise infor­ma­tion systems.
Course at a glance
  • Confidently develop and deploy IT strategies that embrace innovation.
  • Gain valuable networking opportunities and widen your circle of professional contacts.
  • Aimed at business and IT professionals, as well as those working toward a career in IT management.
  • Lecture, discussion, and activity-based.
  • Fully online synchronous course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
What you will learn

  • Develop IT strategies that are aligned to an organization’s vision.
  • Identify the right technologies to support the IT strategies.
  • Enable an organization through the development of a transformative IT roadmap aligned to the strategies and the technologies.
This course has no formal prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

This is recommended as the last course to be taken in the Information Technology for Business Improvement series.

Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

Course not yet scheduled

This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.


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