Applied Information Management
 
Prospective Students

Course Map

We regularly consult with members of the AIM Advisory Board and other top industry thought leaders to ensure that the AIM curriculum teaches students the skills and knowledge employers demand. Below is a list of duties and skills commonly cited as required for CIOs and other information management professionals. The tables below demonstrate which classes in the AIM core curriculum provide these in-demand skills.

  • Oversee the overall technological direction of an organization.
  • Align the overall technology strategy with the strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Ensure the security of an organization's technology needs and recommend possible upgrades.
  • Evaluate new technologies and determine how they can help the organization.
  • Plan and direct the work of other IT professionals in the organization.
  • Negotiate with vendors.
  • Oversee the financial aspects of the IT department, such as budgeting.
  • Craft information management policies for an organization.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Decision-making skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Teamwork skills.

Orientation Courses

Skills and duties learned and practiced in the AIM orientation courses:

Virtual Learning and Teams Electronic Information & Research Writing for Research
Evaluate new technologies and determine how they can help the organization.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Leadership skills.
Organizational skills.
Project Management skills.
Teamwork skills.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.

Applied Research Component

Skills and duties learned and practiced in the applied research courses:

Research Methods Capstone 1 Capstone 2
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Teamwork skills.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Project management skills.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Leadership skills.
Organizational skills.
Project management skills.

Information Management Component

Skills and duties learned and practiced in the information management courses:

Data-Driven Organizations Information Systems and Management Project Management
Oversee the overall technological direction of an organization.
Evaluate new technologies and determine how they can help the organization.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Leadership skills.
Oversee the overall technological direction of an organization.
Align the overall technology strategy with the strategic objectives of the organization.
Evaluate new technologies and determine how they can help the organization.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Leadership skills.
Teamwork skills.
Oversee financial aspects of the IT department, such as budgeting.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Leadership skills.
Organizational skills.
Project management skills.
Teamwork skills.

Business Management Component

Skills and duties learned and practiced in the business management courses:

Creating Business Solutions Management of Organizations Managerial Accounting
Oversee the overall technological direction of an organization.
Align the overall technology strategy with the strategic objectives of the organization.
Evaluate new technologies and determine how they can help the organization.
Plan and direct the work of other IT professionals in the organization.
Oversee financial aspects of the IT department, such as budgeting.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Leadership skills.
Organizational skills.
Project management skills.
Teamwork skills.
Plan and direct the work of other IT professionals in the organization.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Project management skills.
Teamwork skills.
Oversee the financial aspects of the IT department, such as budgeting.
Analytical skills.
Decision-making skills.
Teamwork skills.

Information Design Component

Skills and duties learned and practiced in the information design courses:

Information Architecture Information Design and Communication Information Design Trends
Evaluate new technologies and determine how they can help the organization.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Leadership skills.
Teamwork skills.
Evaluate new technologies and determine how they can help the organization.
Analytical skills.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Leadership skills.
Teamwork skills.
Oversee the overall technological direction of an organization.
Align the overall technology strategy with the strategic objectives of the organization.
Ensure the security of an organization's technology needs and recommend possible upgrades.
Craft information management policies for an organization.
Communication skills.
Decision-making skills.
Leadership skills.
Organizational skills.
Project management skills.
Teamwork skills.