Academic Catalog

SM549 IT GOVERNANCE

Course Code: 9050549
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Software Management
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Masters
Course Coordinator: Lecturer MEHMET CNEYT VEY
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Contemporary issues about IT Governance as a whole; but major concentration upon IT Organization, IT Management, IT Processes,
IT Project Management, IT Control Standards & Security, IT Risk Management & Audit issues.. 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 & audit project assignments, in-class case studies, simulations and presentations will be the lecture s in & out of class study/practice material.