Managing Information in the Public Sector
It is crucial for information intensive organizations such as government agencies to manage information effectively. Information technologies (IT) applications are primary tool for organizations to manage information. PA 8110 course is designed to introduce key concepts, issues, trends and “best practices” of government use of IT applications (e.g. public management information systems, electronic government). Also, this course will examine managerial, political and legal challenges and opportunities while managing IT in the public sector. Lastly, this course provides students with an opportunity to enhance skills for analyzing, evaluating, and managing key IT management practices such as IT projects and strategic IT planning.