Innovation and Information Technology Management
In this course on Innovation and Information Technology Management, you will understand the typical challenges faced by managers using IT to innovate, and the methods that can be used to address these challenges. The challenges, important concepts and other relevant content will be delivered through videos and reading materials. Since this is a management course, you will also be required to participate in case study discussions to apply the management decision-making skills learned in the course.
Week 1: Introduction to People Management
Difference between People Management and Human Resource Management; impact of individual and organizational factors on people management.
Week 2: Getting Work Done Through Others
Challenges of getting work done; significance of prioritization and assigning work to team members.
Week 3: Assessment and Evaluation
Concept of performance management and role of a manager in the different stages of the performance management process.
Week 4: Building Peer Networks
Understanding the importance of peer networks in an organization; being able to influence those on whom you have no authority.
Week 5: Essentials of Communication
Concept of the communication process with reflection on various barriers to effective communication and ways to overcome.
Week 6: Managing Self
Reflection on what does it mean to be a people manager; building a personal development plan for oneself.