Course in Information Technology and Systems

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
In Kolkata

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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CALCUTTA Diamond Harbour Road Joka, 700104, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

At IIM-C we firmly believe that information is power. In the years to come the need for increased sharing of information will govern the changes in organizational structure. A basic understanding of information systems is thus mandatory. We endeavor to ensure that you drive the e-commerce revolution. These courses not only equip you with software tools but also impart an understanding of the hardware which will help you set design your own database. It's time you started your own dotcom at IIMC.


Over the last few decades, Information Technology (IT) has penetrated almost every sphere of business activities. IT, which started as a support tool, has slowly become a crucial implement for attaining strategic objectives - be it for improving productivity or quality, for reaching out to customers, for reducing cycle time or for spawning new businesses. However decision for deploying IT involves large investments and carries certain risks. As managers we need to decide what would be the most prudent next investment in IT. How does it fit with the overall objective of the organization? Will it influence business processes? How will it impact the industry as a whole, and the competitors in particular? What are the handles of IT that can be exploited for the current purpose?
Course Objective

1. Appreciate the impact of Information Technology on organizations
2. Understand the current trends of Information Technology and its usage
3. Get acquainted with Spreadsheet modeling as a decision making tool

Course Structure

Module I: IT in Organization (5 sessions)

Module II: Technology Overview (9 sessions)

Module II: Spreadsheet modeling (6 sessions)
Every student must bring laptop to the class, tutors will assist the instructor during class.
Some classes may get rescheduled to the morning sessions to ensure availability of tutors during the classes.

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