Information Systems Strategy and Planning

National University of Ireland, Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Information Systems Strategy and Planning

  • Host University

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business, Computer Info Systems, Information Technologies, Management of Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Any foundation course on Information Systems

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the roles of information systems strategy and planning in the overall strategy of businesses. Topics may include: aligning information systems with business and organisational strategy; information systems strategy; strategic information systems planning and management; information systems value creation and appropriation, information systems and the design of work; strategic IT architectures and infrastructures; ethics in IS strategy and planning; emerging topics in information systems strategy and planning.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.