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Information Systems MicroMaster Program

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9 months
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Information Systems MicroMaster MicroMaster Program in collaboration with MicrosoftX. Learn the role of applying information systems/technologies in digitally-enabled businesses.

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Overview

With the pervasiveness of the digital technologies, there is a shift in the skillsets required to understand the role that information systems and technologies play in business.

Information systems and technologies are becoming increasingly integral to success as businesses transform themselves into digitally-enabled organizations. 

The MicroMasters® program in information systems is designed to provide an overview of the foundational capabilities that form the digital core along with the digital technology strategy that focuses on creating value at the frontiers of business and technology. 

Learn from world-renowned information systems professors and authors of leading textbooks at Kelley School of Business — the #1 ranked school for online business graduate programs. 

This Information Systems MicroMaster Program from EdX in collaboration with MicrosoftX will help you gain expertise as follows:

  • Understanding structured transactional data and known questions along with unknown, less-organized questions that are enabled by raw/external datasets in the data lakes. Some of the topics will include data strategy and data governance; relational databases/SQL; data integration; master data management; and big data technologies.
  • The foundational cloud capability supports the need for agility, scale and operating flexibility that is needed to create more adaptable, digital businesses. Some of the topics covered will include network and application architecture; virtualization; cloud computing models; deployment on the cloud; and the internet of things (IoT).
  • In developing the digital ecosystem, value will be premised in the utility that is created by strategically infusing business with digital technologies. Some of the topics covered will include blockchain and distributed trust; artificial intelligence and robotic process automation; business analytics and machine learning for digital information; managing IT investments; AGILE for digital transformation; and digital resiliency, security, and risk management.

Job Outlook

  • Corporate, nonprofit, government, and professional services organizations will continue to need high-capability information systems/digital technologies-savvy professionals.
  • Professionals across a variety of roles can leverage the MicroMasters program certificate to gain confidence and fluency as they communicate with colleagues, customers, and stakeholders.

What You'll Learn:

  • How to unlock business value using information systems/digital technologies
  • How to think about information systems/digital technologies from the perspective of a CEO, Chief Information Officer, or a member of the executive suite
  • From the perspective of a business professional, how to structure, manage, and leverage data and systems in support of business goals
  • How to leverage cloud technologies to support business outcomes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enterprise Data Management
  • Digital Technology and Innovation
  • Digital Ecosystem Infrastructure

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

9 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1347 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1347 USD for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
  • National

    1347 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1347 USD for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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