At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. Your classes may include:
Principles of Information Systems
In this course students examine management skills as they relate to the information technology industry, taking into account the relationship between networking, databases, and programming.
Principles of IT Project Management
The course provides an overview of the roles, responsibilities, and management methods of the technology project manager. The course assumes no prior knowledge in management techniques and is intended to teach students how to develop approaches and styles of management for software projects.
Business Research for Decision Making
In this course, the student will explore decision making from a managerial viewpoint and examine the role of decision making in dealing with employees, formulating strategy, and negotiating. This course requires students to understand, apply, and evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies as they apply to business studies and analysis.
IT Project Quality Management
This course combines project management with quality management by guiding you from Initiation to Closure with the use of cost control. You will develop and review typical management deliverables that illustrate the ability of the Project Manager to control the success of projects. In addition, you will use computer applications as a tool for project management.
Leadership, Management and Communication of Technical Projects
This is an interactive course designed to provide a solid foundation in key leadership competencies and to afford students the opportunity for a truly transformational leadership experience. Several team building, motivation, and human resources development techniques are also covered.
The development and implementation by the global enterprise of integrated business strategies and policies is the focus of this applied course. Course contents include the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the corporate resources, products, and assets. Advanced research is an integral component of this course.