CIS5308 Management of Information Technology Services
|Short Description:||Mgt of IT Services|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Management and Enterprise|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||020300 - Information Systems|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.
This course provides business and IT practitioners with the knowledge of service management fundamentals, and process management including process modelling, measurement and improvement. It addresses practical knowledge of IT service management, good practice frameworks and reference models (e.g. the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), IT4IT, etc.) as well as standards (e.g. ISO/IEC 20000) for effective IT service management. The course also explores the emergent approaches that aim to accelerate and optimise the IT service development and operation. Successful completion of this course prepares the participants with the knowledge and skills required to undertake and manage IT service roles and be involved in implementation of common IT service management good practice frameworks and standards. Case study analysis is used to evaluate the skills acquired in the course. Teamwork, verbal and written communication skills are also emphasised as important for the student's skill and knowledge portfolio. Learners undertaking this course are required to have research skills and an understanding of ethical research practices.