Short Title:IT Strategy, Innovation and Governance
Full Title:IT Strategy, Innovation and Governance
Module Code:INNO H6001
 
Credits: 10
Field of Study:Computing
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FINBARR FEENEY
Module Author:MARY HENDRICK
Module Description:The aim of this module is to develop a critical understanding of IT strategy and its interaction with IT Governance and Innovation issues for an organisation
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Formulate appraisals on developments in IT Strategy, IT Governance and IT Innovation
LO2 Examine and evaluate issues in relation to IT Governance and auditing
LO3 Select and apply models for assessment of the impact of innovation in the IT sector
LO4 Critically analyse and evaluate quality standards and IT Governance frameworks/applications
LO5 Evaluate new and emerging IT innovation theories and technologies
LO6 Use research tools to assess the current state of an organisation in relation to IT Strategy/Governance/Innovation
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment In class assessment to test knowledge of specific IT Governance models/frameworks and standards 2 20.00 Week 3
Continuous Assessment A crtical analysis and evaluation of IT Governance solutions which are considered suitable for IT supported business process(es) 1,2,4,6 30.00 Week 4
Continuous Assessment A critical analysis of a given business IT Governance Strategy. Re-design the strategy to facilitate the adoption of technological innovations 1,3,5,6 50.00 Week 7
No End of Module Formal Examination

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture, workshop & guest speakers 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture, workshops & guest speakers 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Worstall Karen 2013, Governance and Internal Controls for Cutting Edge IT, IT Governance Publishing (ePub) [ISBN: 9781849284547]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Croslin David 2010, Innovate the Future [ISBN: 9780137055159]
  • Calder Alan 2008, ISO/IEC 38500: The IT Governance Standard [ISBN: 13: 9781905356577]
  • Gregory Peter 2011, CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor All-in-One Exam Guide, 2nd Edition, 2nd Ed. [ISBN: 9780071769105]
  • Schilling Melissa 2013, Strategic Management of Technological Innovation, 4th Ed., McGraw Hill [ISBN: 9780071326445]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: ISACA - IT Governance InstituteWorldwide association of IS professionals dedicated to the audit, control, and security of information systems. Offer CISA qualification and COBIT standards
  • Website: Centre for Information Systems ResearchThe MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) conducts field-based research on issues related to the management and use of information technology (IT) in complex organizations.
  • Website: IT Governance UKIT Governance Resource - one-stop-shop for a wide range of corporate and IT governance information, books, tools, training and consultancy
  • Website: ISO - The International Standards Organisationn/a
  • Website: IT Governance Institute - The IT Governance Institute (ITGI) exists to assist enterprise leaders in their responsibility to ensure that IT is aligned with the business and delivers valuen/a
  • Website: Synergy Centre at ITT Dublin is the South County Dublin Innovation Centren/a
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_KDMCO_M M. Sc. in Distributed and Mobile Computing 1 Elective
TA_KITMG_M M.Sc. in Information Technology Management 1 Mandatory
TA_KDMCO_PD Postgraduate Diploma in Distributed and Mobile Computing 1 Elective
TA_KITMG_PD Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Management 1 Mandatory