Innovation and Information Technology Management

Course Information

Course Length : 6 Weeks
Estimated Effort : 4-6 hours per week


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. 

Professor Rahul Dé

Course Instructor
Information Systems, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB).

Course Syllabus

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.