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Current Term Classes - Information Technology

 

Fall 2019

Class registration opens on August 6. 

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change.  For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search.  

IT 3220: Strategic Business Value of Information Technology
Online Asynchronous* |  Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Optional synchronous sessions on Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm (Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory at synchronous sessions.)
Focuses on how to assess the value of IT investments and align technical strategies with business strategies. Introduces Porter’s Five Forces Model, the value chain, technology payoff metrics, and risk analysis. Explores ways to leverage disruptive technologies for competitive advantage.  
Lisa Wentzel | 3 UG credits | Required  

IT 3350: Agile Project Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Optional synchronous sessions on Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm (Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory at synchronous sessions.) 
Introduces the principles of Agile Project Management and covers the frameworks and practices used by agile teams. Explores innovative ways of gathering requirements, estimation, release planning, performance metrics, and scaling with the Agile Manifesto in mind. Emphasizes software development while applying the principles to any type of project.
Michael Vito | 3 UG credits | Required

IT 3400: Database Management and Business Intelligence/Analytics
Online Asynchronous*  | Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Optional synchronous sessions on Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm (Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory at synchronous sessions.) 
Learn and apply the fundamentals of relational database modeling and database management systems technology in the development of business information systems.  Encompasses entity/relationship diagrams, relational theory, normalization, integrity constraints, the Structured Query Language (SQL), and physical and logical design.  Students will also be exposed to core concepts and tools associated with data warehousing.
Pritpal S. Kochar| 3 UG credits | Required

*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Instructors can require attendance for these sessions the dates are listed. For synchronous class sessions whose dates are listed, attendance is strongly encouraged. These sessions can be recorded for students who are unable to attend.

 

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

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My own experience confirms my belief in the importance of education and lifelong learning. I know what it's like to take courses online and to make sacrifices to devote myself to my studies. But I also know the kind of opportunities education opens up.
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Angela Orebaugh

Certificate In Cyber Security Analysis
Certificate In Cyber Security Management
Certificate In Information Technology
Ph.D, George Mason University - Information Technology

Angela came to SCPS after over 20 years in the IT and computer science industries, starting her career as a database programmer and working her way up to a job as a fellow and chief scientist leading cybersecurity initiatives at Booz Allen Hamilton. She is the director of the certificate programs in Cybersecurity Management and Information Technology, and developed and launched the Certificate in Cybersecurity Analysis program in 2018.

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