Provides business leaders with a cutting-edge learning experience focused on the management of information technology. Introduces the latest approaches to leadership, innovation, architecture, emerging technologies, project management, business analytics, and social media. Delivered in a one-day executive style seminar program.
Provides an overview of a business from both a strategic process perspective and as a system and introduces a broad conceptual framework. The remaining ICE sessions provide more specific concepts and techniques. A current business, as well as cases and lecture, is used to develop the framework. Topics include the transformation of business, the role of the general manager, systems thinking and process management, strategic thinking and information systems, global strategy and culture, organizational architecture, information architecture, and the value chain. Prerequisite: Third-year Commerce standing.
This course provides an overview of key tools necessary for making effective decisions. It includes a variety of topics that each emphasize the themes of quantitative analysis, data management, and data visualization. Course for Study Abroad students only.
This course provides an overview of key quantitative and qualitative tools necessary for making effective individual- and team-based decisions. It includes a variety of topics that each emphasize three themes central to managerial decision making: (1) Data Management and Data Visualization, (2) Quantitative Analysis, and (3) Perception and Judgment. .
This course will provide knowledge of product management in combination with project management skills, both of which are necessary for the management of the digital product innovation process end-to-end. Course consists of seminars on roles of the product & project manager, managing innovation, selecting projects, stakeholder mgmt, team mgmt, schedule & time mgmt, risk mgmt, & on leading changes. Workshops on digital innovation, agile & waterfall methods.
Placeholder course for students studying abroad
In this class you will practice international IT consulting. Working with your team & with the help of faculty & translators, you will propose solutions to real-world challenges experienced by winemaking companies in Mendoza, Argentina. Winemaking is a global business that fuels worldwide exports. You & your team will analyze problems, identify solutions, & present recommendations to real clients. Http://webs.comm.virginia.edu/Grazioli/Comm4293/
Global Commerce courses that count in the Information Technology concentration.
The primary objective of this course is to provide a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for the effective management of IT projects. To this end, the course consists of seminars, workshops, and tutorials on contemporary tools and techniques. Students will work in teams to apply the concepts and tools covered in class by conducting a project retrospective.
This course provides a framework for conducting project retrospectives including tools and techniques for mapping project momentum, evaluating project success, identifying and avoiding classic mistakes through best practices, performing root cause analysis, and delivering actionable recommendations. Analysis and recommendations take the form of a written report and a presentation.
The primary objective of this course is to provide a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for the effective management of IT projects. Through class discussions and readings, students will cover tools and techniques central to IT project management. Next, in teams, students will apply these tools and techniques to a real-world context by conducting a retrospective of an IT project in a foreign country.