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Information systems is a unique field of study that draws upon elements of both computer science and business. To be an effective leader in technology today, you need to combine deep technical knowledge with sharp business strategy. In addition, you need to be able to communicate just as easily with developers as you do with business managers. Taking some information systems courses, or even completing a degree in this area, can prepare you for such management positions where you need both technical and business skill.

Information systems courses vary greatly in their length and content. Some are part of a larger degree program at the graduate or undergraduate level. Others can be taken independently, as a way to broaden your knowledge. A program of study in information systems typically begins with some basic computer science classes, as well as business classes that cover the fundamentals of statistics, finance, marketing, and more. Once students have this foundation of knowledge, they can choose specialized topics to explore, like networks and telecommunications, computer security, or distributed applications. Courses like these are held at universities all over the world; it should be easy to locate a program that is convenient for you.

If you have an interest in technical topics as well as business strategy, information systems courses are likely to enhance your career, whether you are just starting out or a seasoned professional. Browse through the options below and find a program that will take your career to the next level!

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38 Results in Information Systems

International Management Forum Academy

4-day training about increasing security and productivity while decreasing cost, downtime and repetitive tasks with Identity Management & Access Control (IAM) ... [+]

Identity Management & Access Control - mode of study Option 1: Public 4-day Identity Management & Access Control training Option 2: In-company Identity Management & Access Control training Identity Management & Access Control - why?

Enterprises need to manage access to information and applications scattered across internal and external application systems. Moreover, they must provide this access for a growing number of identities, both inside and outside the organization, without compromising security or exposing sensitive information. Security and Identity Management & Access Control leaders often struggle with launching and sustaining Identity Management & Access Control initiatives. International Management Forum (IMF) advocates an approach to govern Identity Management & Access Control initiatives so as to manage the full spectrum of risks and achieve desired business outcomes.... [-]

Netherlands Eindhoven
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Full-time
4 days
Campus
TrainUp

We offer hundreds of Microsoft Office training courses and classes, including self-paced tutorials, instructional videos, comprehensive guides, and in-house coaching from ... [+]

Top Software Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word Microsoft Project Microsoft Dynamics CRM Microsoft OneNote Microsoft SharePoint Microsoft Publisher Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Visio Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Access Why Choose Us?

We offer hundreds of Microsoft Office training courses and classes, including self-paced tutorials, instructional videos, comprehensive guides, and in-house coaching from Microsoft-certified instructors. We’re a training resource that includes more than 300,000 instructor-led training events, 7,000 online courses, and numerous other professional development resources. Everything you need to excel with Microsoft Office products is right here at your fingertips.... [-]

USA McKinney
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
South Eastern Regional College

This course will provide you with skills in programming, networking, e-business, and computing in business. ... [+]

This course will provide you with the skills to prepare you for employment and further study within the computing industry.

This course will provide you with skills in programming, networking, e-business and computing in business.

Typically, weekly contact hours are scheduled for 17.5 hours per week. There are normally two assignments issued per module, with eight modules taken per year. Completion of Year 1 modules qualifies you for the BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma. Formative and summative feedback is issued on an individual basis to students for each assignment issued. All Merit and Distinction Grades are available to be achieved in both the first and second unit assignments. Exams are not currently used within the 70110 HND Computing and Systems Development Course.... [-]

United Kingdom Lisburn
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
E-Careers

ITIL® Managing Across the Lifecycle is a higher level of qualification within the ITIL® certification scheme. The certification aids students in being able to demonstrate ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

The ITIL Managing Across the Lifecycle course will help you to develop the skills you need to oversee the complete ITIL service lifecycle and deliver the projected benefits and improvements.

Building a communications framework that keeps stakeholders engaged and informed throughout the ITIL lifecycle. Building robust processes to manage cases and issues across the entire service delivery framework. Using the framework to manage issues as they pass through each stage of the lifecycle. Arranging organizational structures to deliver high quality IT services and applying rules to ensure frameworks are adhered to. Putting the framework into operation and using measurement and assessment to implement a continuous improvement program that delivers a consistent, repeatable ROI. Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 months
Online
E-Careers

ITIL® Managing Across the Lifecycle is a higher level of qualification within the ITIL® certification scheme. The certification aids students in being able to demonstrate ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

The ITIL® Managing Across the Lifecycle course will help you to develop the skills you need to oversee the complete ITIL® service lifecycle and deliver the projected benefits and improvements.

Building a communications framework that keeps stakeholders engaged and informed throughout the ITIL® lifecycle. Building robust processes to manage cases and issues across the entire service delivery framework. Using the framework to manage issues as they pass through each stage of the lifecycle. Arranging organisational structures to deliver high quality IT services and applying rules to ensure frameworks are adhered to. Putting the framework into operation and using measurement and assessment to implement a continuous improvement program that delivers a consistent, repeatable ROI. Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 months
Online
E-Careers

Learn to successfully plan, test and implement new services that meet organizational needs and get certified with this ITIL® Intermediate – Release, Control and Validatio ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

The course will take students through the principles involved in controlling systems and software release, protect IT service offerings as a whole more effectively and validate the outcomes of these types of projects.

Using transition planning and support to develop simplify the process of moving to new processes and systems. Using change management techniques and technology to record system/service changes to gauge effectiveness and provide a rollback reference if required. Release and deployment management techniques to assist with incremental system updates. Change evaluation guidelines to help assess the impact (positive or negative) of new system changes. Service Asset and Configuration Management (SACM), providing a centralized repository for the capture of system changes. Request fulfillment – delivery the changes demanded by service users and other factors. Service validation and testing routines to verify that frameworks and policies are working as expected. Knowledge management techniques and technology to ensure that valuable lessons are captured and shared with other key stakeholders. Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 months
Online
E-Careers

Master information systems security and get on your way to earning a globally recognised qualification which is seen as a benchmark in the industry with this Certified In ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

The CISSP course will provide you with the knowledge to manage, operate, develop and plan an effective network security infrastructure in an enterprise environment.

The principles of access control and how they can be strengthened and applied to keep unauthorised users out of a system. Telecommunications and network systems that need to be hardened to prevent data loss or theft. The role that information governance and risk management play in raising security standards and how they need to be applied to corporate information systems. The importance of secure software architecture and design to help ensure that in-house systems protect data and resources. Using cryptography to protect data in transit and prevent unauthorised access to files without the correct encryption keys. Using security architecture and design principles to limit data access and potential angles of attack. Monitoring, auditing and improving operations security to keep systems secure at the point of access. Designing and implementing business continuity and disaster recovery plans to help re-establish operations as quickly as possible following a serious outage. Legal obligations of data security and obligations that must be fulfilled in the event of a criminal investigation. Physical and environmental security considerations Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
E-Careers

Demonstrate excellence in IT systems auditing by completing the industry-leading ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) course. ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

In this training programme, you will learn the theories and practical skills necessary with this course designed to meet the rigorous requirements of ISACA.

The information systems audit process and how it is applied in a real-world environment. The importance of applying information technology governance principles to maintain levels of security and availability. Defining and managing the information systems and infrastructure lifecycle to better plan for upgrade and replacements. Codifying IT service delivery and support mechanisms and levels to ensure that systems and users remain fully productive and issues are properly prioritised. Identifying critical information assets and designing systems to protect each from loss, theft or unauthorised access. Building a business continuity and disaster recovery strategy that will help keep the organisation running in the event of a major system failure. Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
E-Careers

Seek employment opportunities in the always expanding IT networking industry by completing this Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching course that comes with Live Labs includ ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

Develop industry-leading skills and work towards certification with this Cisco CCNA training package. The new and updated ICND1 v2 and ICND2 v2 course provide students with network infrastructure knowhow forming the first steps towards earning CCNA certification. The live labs are a dedicated PC hardware resource allowing candidates to test their knowledge while progressing through the course. Ensuring they have an ability to translate course theory into practical skills which can be applied to real-world situations. The course starts with the CCENT/ICND1, students will learn:

Operation of data networks, recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as routers, switches, bridges hubs. How to describe the purpose and operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models The importance of IPv4/IPv6 in IP Addressing and how to implement them. How to implement Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM) How to improve network performance using VLANs and Trunks. The use of Open Shortest Path First (OPSF) routing. How to properly understand network protocol application and management. How to configure and verify network device security features. How to troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations. ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
E-Careers

Gain invaluable knowledge of the industry’s most reliable virtualization platform and get control of your business’ infrastructure utilizing the VMware vSphere platform w ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

With this course, you will learn everything you need to know to develop your understanding of VMware vSphere 5.5 and work towards becoming a VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

VM & VMware and the VMware company Working with ESX and ESXI Configuring Virtual Machines Vcenter Server The importance of VM storage and VM storage option Managing a virtual world Migrations, high availability, and VM utilities Who is it intended for?

This course is for IT system administrators and staff who are looking to create a virtual infrastructure into their workplace and want to understand every aspect of vSphere 5.5 to configure a scalable, structured virtual private cloud.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
E-Careers

Gain a full understanding of the SQL Server environment and be able to implement that knowledge into a business context, aiding you in your search for employment opportun ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

This course package covers everything from the core fundamentals of querying tables through to building an enterprise-class data warehouse.

As with all of our technical IT packages, we provide 12 months unlimited access to our dedicated Live Labs. This live equipment allows students to input their knowledge and put it to the test by recreating course scenarios and roaming around the live environment without putting their system at risk. It’s a very cost-effective and risk-free way to ensure an understanding of the key Microsoft concepts.

This course is made up of three modules:

Microsoft 70-461: Querying SQL Server 2012

The Transact-SQL (T-SQL) language and how to build efficient queries, stored procedures and views that return key information quickly. How to combine datasets, rank results and extend tables programmatically. Optimise T-SQL statements for the most efficient operation. Extend reporting and data transfer capabilities using XML. Microsoft 70-462: Administering SQL Server 2012 Databases Appreciate the correct way to install and use add-on components, instances and services. Build systems for high availability environments using AlwaysOn, mirroring and replication to keep data online at all times. How to protect information from loss using database backup, restore and disaster recovery (DR) techniques. Securing database contents by configuring permissions, alerts, logins, roles and more. Practical troubleshooting, maintenance and optimisation techniques Microsoft 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with SQL Server 2012 Advanced data management concepts like data cleansing techniques and Extract Transform Load (ETL) package development and scheduling will keep... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
E-Careers

Master IT service delivery optimisation for prospective corporate clients using the world-renowned Microsoft private cloud computing technologies. ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

Microsoft is the world’s most recognisable brand names in the IT industry, even one of the most recognisable brand names in general. With this certification, exclusively from Microsoft, you will build your Microsoft Private Cloud solution to optimize IT service delivery and gain the automation and flexibility every IT infrastructure needs in today’s world.

Microsoft 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud

Introduction to the Cloud Model Configuring a Private Cloud Environment Deploying Cloud Services Monitoring Cloud-Based Applications Configuring Application Performance Monitoring Operating and Extending Service Management in the Private Cloud Automating Incident Creation, Remediation and Change Requests Problem Management in the Private Cloud High Availability, Protecting and Recovery in the Cloud Optimising your Cloud Infrastructure Configuring SLAs, Dashboards and Widgets ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
E-Careers

Begin the process of building a structured IT service offering using the world-renowned ITIL® service management methodology to provide the framework. ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

The course is an overview of the ITIL® framework and how to apply it. The student will have a good understanding of the principles of ITIL® and how they can be applied to improve and formalise their own IT service operations.

The service management lifecycle and the key stages used to manage service requests. Defining a service strategy that meets the needs of all users of the IT service. Implementing a service that supports the strategy. Building intermediate delivery services that maintain standards during the transition period. The operations required to maintain customers expected levels of service and satisfaction. Building a continual service improvement plan that keeps raising standards and customer satisfaction levels. Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 months
Online
E-Careers

Become ITIL® Certified with an officially licensed affiliate. The ITIL® framework guides businesses to design and deliver IT solutions which will benefit both themselves ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

The ITIL® Foundation course provides students with comprehensive first-level training guaranteeing them a good understanding of ITIL® principles and how they can be applied to improve and formalize IT service operations.

The service management lifecycle and the key stages used to manage service requests Defining a service strategy that meets the needs of all users of the IT service Implementing a service that supports the strategy Building intermediate delivery services that maintain standards during the transition period The operations required to maintain customers expected levels of service and transition Building a continual service improvement plan that keeps raising standards and customer satisfaction levels. Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 months
Online
E-Careers

Master the process improvement framework Lean Six Sigma with this course with a licensed affiliate. ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

Fully accredited by the IASSC, this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course will give students the necessary knowledge and techniques they need to lead a process improvement team. You will be able to deploy resources and apply the correct methodologies to perform useful statistical experiments to help identify new efficiencies and savings.

The Define phase during which projects are outlined, elements of waste are identified and the management decisions required to move forward. The Measure phase which is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each improvement without affecting existing systems. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase monitors each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits. The results will then be able to demand what actions should be taken. Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 months
Online