2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Jul 22, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems Management - PhD in Management


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An integrative approach to all aspects of organizations, people, processes, technology, systems, and management in today’s information-rich environment is provided in the Information Systems Management specialization. The curriculum design is intended to promote the scholarship of discovery, integration, application, and teaching to derive maximum value and innovation from systems architectures, the reality of security concerns, as well as the role of big data and cloud computing, and strategic direction. Students will be encouraged to prepare for rapidly changing organizational contingencies in an evolving technological context by developing a personal area of expertise of leading and managing people, process, and systems. Students will also master writing an article that could be published, an outcome that will also help students in the development of their dissertation

Specialization Learning Outcomes


In addition to the core program learning outcomes , graduates in this specialization will be prepared to:

  1. Examine the impact of information technology security and compliance on information systems management.
  2. Assess leading edge concepts in information systems management.
  3. Assess ethical considerations of risk management.
  4. Evaluate theoretical arguments of information technology architectures.
  5. Appropriately apply conceptual frameworks to information technology systems.