Developing leaders who can align IT strategy with business goalsThe MSc in IT Management (MITM) programme prepare individuals for a range of IT-related management roles such as IT project manager, technology consultant, systems analyst, IT strategist and IT director. The programme has a distinct management rather than purely technical focus and bridges the gap that often exists between IT and business. The programme is particularly well suited to IT professionals whose job involves close interaction with non-IT and business people. Participants on the MITM programme typically have between 5 to 15 years experience of work experience in IT.
Upon completion of this programme, students should be able to: - Examine business problems from an IT perspective - Align IT plans and objectives with business plans and objectives - Formulate strategic and tactical recommendations for the use of IT to improve business performance - Plan and organise IT-related projects, activities and initiatives - Make decisions based on organisational factors to ensure the successful deployment of IT solutions - Collaborate effectively with both IT and non-IT stakeholders as part of a project team
Using our Flexi-Pace model, students typically complete the programme in 18 to 24 months but can complete the programme in as quick as 12 months. The normal candidature period is 3 years, but students can study beyond the normal candidature period via extended candidature.
All applicants will be considered on their individual merit. You may be admitted to the programme by meeting the following criteria: - Evidence of English proficiency for applicants whose first language is not English and who have not undertaken tertiary education in English. - A Bachelor’s degree in Computer; OR non-computer with CGPA 2.5 and above from any institution that is accredited or recognised by the Government of Malaysia - Candidates with CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 may be allowed subject to rigorous internal assessment. - Candidates without a Bachelor of Computing may be admitted provided they take prerequisite modules as part of their studies.
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