Course Number: 95-833
Global IT Management & Sourcing
**THIS IS A DISTANCE COURSE FOR HEINZ/MSIT STUDENTS ONLY. CAMPUS STUDENTS SHOULD ENROLL IN THE 6-UNIT VERSION 95-837 GLOBAL IT SOURCING.**
This course covers the theory and practice of managing in a global IT setting including developing an effective IT sourcing strategy. Specific topics include elements of an IT delivery lifecycle, Principal-agent modeling, business transformation, vendor & workload selection, global program governance, and cultural awareness. Particular emphasis will be placed on the benefits and risks of insourcing and near shoring IT services. Classes will typically consist of lectures, guest speakers, & cases.