Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8310549
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Science And Technology Policy Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Cotemporary issues about IT Governance as a whole; but major concentration upon-IT Organizations & Strategy,-IT Management & Best Practices,-IT Processes & Standards,-IT Project Management,-Business-IT Alignment,-IT Control Standards & Security,-IT Risk Management & Audit issues will be thoroughly discussed and practiced in this course. By focusing on Business Requirements and Business-Technology Alignment; well-applied Global Best Practices, Assessment Methodologies, Process Maturity and IT Risks will examined. Besides experiencing the technology impact and its leverage on business world, the protection & control of information & information assets will be the common perspective of this lecture. In addition to a medium weight of reading materials; membership to and follow-up of some major professional e-groups and discussion lists, research over the Internet, Control Risk Assessment & IT Audit Project assignments, in-class case studies, workshops, simulations and presentations will be the lecture’s in & out of class study/practice material.