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Technical

The Purpose and Management of the Technology and Information Function Logo cgma

  $39.20 - 59.00 |   AICPA |   12 Sep 2016 |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit?
  • Management accountants and business team members wanting to understand the role and relationship between the information technology function and other parts of an organization
  • CGMA exam candidates
Topics Discussed
  • The relationship between data, information technology and information systems
  • Evaluating a new information system
  • Information system development
  • Information system implementation as a change management process
  • Information system outsourcing
Learning Outcomes:

This course will prepare you to:

  • Identify the purpose and role of the technology and information function and its relationship with other parts of the organization
  • Identify the value of information systems within organizations
  • Identify how information systems support the organization's strategies and operations
  • Identify the technical components and options for information technology system design

Information technology and information systems assume increasing managerial importance within the organizations. This course examines the relationship between data, information technology and information systems. It also discusses aspects of new information systems development and implementation, as well as outsourcing the information technology function.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Accounting information systems: Information systems environment, Foundational
  • IT management & assurance: Technical: Information management: System acquisition, implementation & evaluation, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Technical: Accounting information systems: Accounting information systems and digital technologies, Foundational

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