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ITT 2080 - Technology Planning and Architecture

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3
Course Description: This is an advanced course designed to integrate technology architecture, planning, and business process. Content includes development and implementation of a standardized process framework necessary to design, construct and manage complex technology-based systems in order to support business functions within an organization. Focus is on design and management of complex technical information based business systems. Additional emphasis will be on life-cycle development and project management. This is an advanced course designed to integrate technology architecture, planning, and business process. Content includes development and implementation of a standardized process framework necessary to design, construct and manage complex technology-based systems in order to support business functions within an organization. Focus is on design and management of complex technical information based business systems. Additional emphasis will be on life-cycle development and project management.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: Should be taken in the student’s second year.

Major Content
  1. The modern business enterprise
  2. Frameworks for developing and deploying successful projects
  3. Modern enterprise and commerce challenges
  4. Technology in commerce
  5. Systems development
  6. Zachman framework for enterprise architecture
  7. Implementing a framework
  8. Business process organization
  9. Project management methods
  10. Technical Documentation
  11. Return on investment
  12. Team Dynamics
  13. Evaluation strategies

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply the principles of systems theory in order to solve complex technology-based business problems.
  • Develop skills necessary to work in a diverse team.
  • Develop a project charter.
  • Demonstrate the application of project management.
  • Calculate return on investment.
  • Develop written technical business documentation.
  • Identify the stages of a “Life-Cycle Development” model.
  • Apply the system development life cycle to a given business problem scenario.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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