MGMT 550

Information Technology and Business Strategy

Ewan Sutherland Visiting Instructor

Course Description, Goals, and Policies

Catalog description

This course provides a managerial perspective on the effective use of information technology for strategic advantage and operational performance in global organizations through case analyses and class discussions. Topics include: information technology's relationship to business competition and strategy; the business value of information systems; the use of computer systems to achieve strategic advantage, to support managerial decision-making, to process organizational transactions, to achieve operational control, and to augment interpersonal communication; information resource management; and the organizational, social, and ethical issues arising from information technologies.


To provide students with an understanding of current issues in the strategic management of information technology.


On completion of the course, students should be able to: