Bachelor of Commerce (Information and Technology Management)

Bachelor of Commerce (Information and Technology Management)

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Commerce in Information and Technology Management develops applied competence in analysing, interpreting and applying information technology (IT) management principles and methods. It further develops the intellectual, research and professional skills of the student.
The qualification prepares students to meaningfully participate in the management of information technology in organisations and contribute to the well-being of the organisation.
A secondary purpose is to provide a convenient and appropriate avenue into information technology management studies and eventually gainful employment for students coming straight out of school

 

MINIMUM DURATION

3 Years

 

NQF LEVEL

National Qualifications Framework Level 7 (360 credit points)

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Either a Pass in 3 subjects at A level and 1 subject at Subsidiary level at HSC Or Pass in 2 subjects at A level and 2 subject at Subsidiary level at HSC Or Pass in 3 Subject at A level at the London General Certificate

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

This programme is offered through Full-Time, supported distance learning mode and blended mode of delivery.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Information Manager
Knowledge Manager
Records Manager
Web Manager
Business Intelligence Worker
Information Broker
Information Consultant

 

ASSESSMENT

The final assessment mark for each module consists of an assignment (40 %) and a written examination (60 %). Examinations are written at the end of each semester.

 

 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

• School leavers who wish to pursue a career in information management in both private and public sectors.
• Those who wish to pursue a career of service information consultants.
• Managers requiring the skill to manage, analyse and interpret information for better decision-making.

 

STUDENT SUPPORT

The programme is delivered through supported distance learning. Workshops are held each semester to support students in their studies. A study guide accompanies each module. The guide includes compulsory readings, self-study activities, tutorial letters and assessment exercises. In addition, students have access to online journals, past examination papers and supplementary learning materials available on the website.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this programme, the student should be able to:
• Use appropriate research methods / techniques to develop solutions to problems.
• Analyse the importance of information technology and information management in contemporary organisations.
• Evaluate the best approach for risk analysis standards and best practices that can be applied.
• Apply Strategy Maps to the organisational vision to derive the organisational strategies and business objectives.
• Develop a policy framework on information technology asset security and the management of information technology security.
• Analyse future trends within the IT industry and select trends to suit organisations.
• Explain the impact of new technologies on the IT governance framework and the process for implementing a project management methodology.
• Differentiate between various architectural styles and choosing an architectural style within an organisation.
• Explain the impact and consequences of designing IT systems within isolation of the other business.
• Align business and technology through service-oriented design.

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

 

Semester 1
• Business Management 1A
• Economics 1A
• Informatics 1A
• Analytical Techniques 1T
Semester 2
• Business Management 1B
• Economics 1B
• Informatics 1B
• Financial Accounting

 

Year 2

 

Semester 1
• Informatics 2A
• IT Management 2A
• Business Information System 2T
• Business statistic 2T
Semester 2
• Informatics 2B
• IT Management 2B
• Project Management 2T
• Management ACC 2T

 

Year 3

 

Semester 1
• Informatics 3A
• IT Management 3A
• Auditing 3T
• System Analysis & Design 3T
Semester 2
• Informatics 3B
• IT Management 3B
• Project

 

 

 

Contact Us

YKBS
Belle Terre Road, Highlands
MAURITIUS

Email: registry@ykbs.ac.mu

Tel: +230 698 9000

Fax: +230 698 9010

Websitewww.ykbs.ac.mu

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YKBS Ltd (formerly MANCOSA Mtius Ltd) is a private company registered by the Registrar of Companies with specific aims to promote higher education in Mauritius. The company is operational as from July 2002 and has been involved in the promotion of MBA and other management programs exclusively on a supported distance learning mode of delivery.