Core Courses

ITM 6101 Internet and Social Media Marketing 3 (3-0-6) credits
Social Media Environment, Social Consumers, Network Structure and Group Influences in Social Media, Social Media Marketing Strategy, Tactical Planning and Execution, Social Community, Social Publishing, Social Enforcement, Social Commerce, Social Media Analysis, Social Media Metrics.
ITM 6102 Management Information Systems 3 (3-0-6) credits
Use of information systems in an organization, technical aspects of information systems, process of redesigning organizations using information systems, role of information systems in decision making, information security, ethical and social issues, enterprise resource planning, data-mining and business intelligence, emerging technology for organizations and digital economy, cloud computing concept, cloud service models
ITM 6103 Information and Cyber Security 3 (3-0-6) credits
Theories, principles and current technologies being used for managing information and cyber security, conceptual modeling, vocabulary and metadata design, classification, major security issues and solutions, security threats, information security issues, firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), data encryption technologies, operating system security, internet security, secure authentication processes and technologies, defense-in-depth, security policies, wireless security, data privacy, cryptocurrency, blockchain
ITM 6104 System Analysis and Design 3 (3-0-6) credits
Concepts, tools, techniques and methodologies for developing information systems, feasibility studies, requirements collection, specification and analysis, design and implementation, evaluation and maintenance of information systems, input and control procedures, and use of modern system development tools.

Elective Courses – IT Courses

ITM 6301 Principle of Artificial Intelligence 3 (3-0-6) credits
A practical concept in artificial intelligence (AI) – including logic concept, agents, search: uninformed search, heuristic search, search optimizations, uncertainty management: probability theory, decision theory, and Bayesian belief networks, knowledge management: knowledge representation, knowledge acquisition, and Fuzzy rule systems, natural language processing, machine learning: decision trees, artificial neural networks and evolutionary computation
ITM 6302 Business Intelligence, Analytics and Data Science 3 (3-0-6) credits
An Overview of Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Data Science, Descriptive Analytics: Data type, inference and modeling, data visualization, Predictive Analytics: data mining analysis, process, methods, and algorithms, text, web, and social media analytics, Prescriptive Analytics: optimization and simulation, big data concepts and tools, machine learning, future trends
ITM 6303 Computer Network 3 (3-0-6) credits
Principles of telecommunications and data network, data transmission, network architecture, signaling and framing, medium access, error control, routing, congestion control, transport, Internet, integrated services, quality of services, and network programming.
ITM 6304 Digital Multimedia Systems and Applications 3 (3-0-6) credits
Information production and management which use a combination of different content forms of text, graphic, video, animation and sound to represent and convey information, technologies that enable digital interactivity devices that support multimedia creation, computer graphic and animation concept, multimedia feature, multimedia applications, multimedia software, art media, online multimedia.
ITM 6305 Database and Transaction Processing Systems 3 (3-0-6) credits
Design, implementation, and management of database systems, data model, normalization, query languages, transaction processing, transaction recovery, concurrency control, query optimization ,database maintenance, programming, and current developments.
ITM 6306 Distributed Information System 3 (3-0-6) credits
Distributed information systems and their technical and economic factors, distributed systems architectures, inter-process communication, remote procedure call, distributed operating systems, distributed file systems, naming, concurrency control, recovery and fault tolerance, replication and synchrony, and security.
ITM 6307 Internet and eCommerce Technology 3 (3-0-6) credits
Basic building blocks of the Internet and related e-commerce technologies, client-server architecture, Peer to Peer architecture, Internet architecture and protocols. Introduction to
E-commerce, e-commerce vs. e-business, types of e-commerce, technology infrastructure for
e-commerce, business concepts and social issues; security solution for e-Commerce, design and secure payment schemes, implementation of credit card verification or transaction schemes, and search engines. E-commerce in action
ITM 6308 Software Engineering 3 (3-0-6) credits
Professional software development, software process, requirement engineering, system modeling, architectural design, design and implementation, software testing, system dependability and security, software reuse, component-based software engineering, software management.
ITM 6309 Research Methodology 3 (3-0-6) credits
The Importance of Research, Research Process, Selecting a Problem and Reviewing the Measurement, Reliability and Validity, Methods of Measuring Behavior, Data Collection, Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, Qualitative Methods, Ethics in Research, Sampling and Generalizability, Conducting research in information technology and management, determination and selection of different tools and techniques in the formulation of research problems, and research design, Writing a Research
ITM 6310 Management of Technology and Innovation 3 (3-0-6) credits
Innovation process, the effect of technology innovation (politic, industrial, education), organizing and managing innovation within existing firms, managing research and development, patents, intellectual properties, and coping with strategic challenges facing all innovators.
ITM 6311 Knowledge Management 3 (3-0-6) credits
Creating, capturing, representing, storing and reusing knowledge. Applying tools and techniques for knowledge acquisition, assessment, evaluation, management, organization and dissemination, knowledge generation, knowledge coordination and codification, knowledge transfer, technologies and knowledge management, and knowledge management strategies. ethical, managerial and legal issues in knowledge management.
ITM 6312 Strategic Management of Information 3 (3-0-6) credits
Theories behind the nature and function of organizations, fundamentals in accounting, marketing, finance and management, operations, and management information systems, contemporary theories and practices of organizations, analytical, knowledge, reflective and verbal skills, intricacies of organizational decision-making within the global context, and within an era of sustainability and corporate responsibility, theories behind the nature and function of organizations
ITM 6313 Information Technology Project Management 3 (3-0-6) credits
systematic of project management, important aspect of modern business, the relation between projects and the strategic goals of the project organization, the technical planning, cultural, information technology infrastructure and interpersonal skills necessary to successfully manage projects from start to finish, professional project management discipline with its own tools, body of knowledge, and skills case studies covering a wide variety of project types and industries.
ITM 6314 Selected Topic in Information Technology 3 (3-0-6) credits
This courses provides knowledge of new technology, new application, researches in information technology

Elective Courses – Management Courses

ITM 6401 Organization Management 3 (3-0-6) credits
Roles of managers in digital society, management functions, decision-making, communication, motivation, leadership and control, theoretical concepts of administration as well as application of techniques of the management function.
ITM 6402 Managerial Economics 3 (3-0-6) credits
Application of economic theory and methodology to managerial decision making with emphasis on demand analysis, cost and production functions, behavior of competitive and non-competitive markets, sources and uses of market power, game theory and competitive strategy.
ITM 6403 Advanced Finance 3 (3-0-6) credits
Working capital management, long-term asset management, short-term financing, long-term financing, cost of capital, capital structure and dividend policy
ITM 6404 Business Management Strategy 3 (3-0-6) credits
Strategic analysis of internal and external environment, strategy formulation, implementation, evaluation and control at the corporate, business and functional levels.
ITM 6405 Marketing Management 3 (3-0-6) credits
Identifying customer needs, developing marketing strategy, designing marketing program, building and maintaining relationship in marketing and corporate social marketing, and case studies.
ITM 6406 Human Resource Management 3 (3-0-6) credits
Policy formulation, recruitment and selection, job analysis and job design, training and development, wage and salary administration, morale, absenteeism, turnover, safety, labor relation-management, 360-degree performance evaluation and relevant international issues
ITM 6407 Leadership and Interpersonal Dynamics 3 (3-0-6) credits
Development of “people skills” in managing others, managerial behavior and the interpersonal environment, using concepts and research results from the social sciences, leadership styles, interpersonal rapport and communication, reward systems, coaching and performance appraisals and evaluation, managing small group dynamics, developing a motivational climate and their relation to job satisfaction and organizational effectiveness.
ITM 6408 Business Ethics 3 (3-0-6) credits
Application of the philosophical study of ethical principles to contemporary business practice, the underlying ethical principles, development of an ethical framework and the ethical issues.
ITM 6409 Quantitative Analysis for Management 3 (3-0-6) credits
Application of quantitative methods and problem solving techniques for making business decisions, decision theory and decision trees, forecasting, linear programming, inventory management and simulation.
ITM 6410 Customer Relationship Management 3 (3-0-6) credits
Offline and online aspects of analytical approaches for customer relationship management and customer valuation at each stage of the customer lifecycle, identification of good prospects for customer acquisition, customer development via up-selling or cross-selling, and customer attrition/retention management, techniques covering decile analysis, RFM (recency/ frequency/ monetary) analysis, and response modeling using logistic regression and machine learning algorithms.
ITM 6411 Managerial Accounting 3 (3-0-6) credits
Application of accounting techniques for cost control; preparation of reports for managerial decision making, process costing and Job costing methods for cost control, cost allocation methods, incremental analysis for decision making, cost volume profit analysis for effective decision making, variance analysis technique for cost control, planning and control through functional budgeting, capital budgeting techniques for long term investment decisions, accounting techniques for performance evaluation of managers.
ITM 6412 Entrepreneurial Development 3 (3-0-6) credits
Introduction to the entrepreneurial process, entrepreneur as a manager and a leader, entrepreneurship and the fundamentals of managing a small medium size enterprise with emphasis on the differences in the SMEs, new ventures and its management concepts and fundamentals, concepts in theories and issues in creating, starting, managing and growing small business ventures.
ITM 6413 Creating Business Sustainability 3 (3-0-6) credits
Focusing on applying the concepts of sustainable value to create business sustainability through investment strategies, market insight, and operational excellence; how sustainable development and sustainability principles are used as drivers for innovation, collaboration, and transformation; the concepts of environmentally-friendly, socially-driven, and capitalism-restricting agendas, and sustainability principles.

Independent study

ITM 7000 Master Project 3 (0-0-9) credits
Independent study on interesting topics in Information Technology or related Management issues, under the guidance of the approved project advisor.

Thesis

ITM 7001 Thesis 1 6 (0-0-18) credits
In-depth independent research on emerging issues in Information Technology or related Management issues with current problem, review of literature, proposed solutions or methodologies, and expected outcomes, under the guidance of the approved thesis advisor.
ITM 7002 Thesis 2 6 (0-0-18) credits
Prerequisite: ITM 7001 Thesis 1
In-depth independent research on emerging issues in Information Technology or related Management issues with outcomes, and conclusion from the solutions proposed in ITM 7001, and future direction of the study, under the guidance of the approved thesis advisor.