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Bachelor's in IT Management

A practical-based degree applicable to a wide range of sectors. It equips you with the opportunity to develop the IT skills required to manage and improve your performance in a business environment.

Program Overview

This program will offer you a practical-based degree applicable to a wide range of sectors. You will be able to contribute to critical debates on industry-related contemporary issues and understand the dynamic needs of business managers in the 21st century to reflect current knowledge and best practices

Key Features

  • Flexible

    3 Years

  • Certification

    UCAM University, Spain

  • Blended Learning

    Live classroom and Live online class.

  • Accreditations

    UCAM University

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Partners of this Programme

Established in 1996 — Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM) — is a fully accredited European University with a clear mission: to provide students with the knowledge and skills to serve society and contribute to the further expansion of human knowledge through research and development. With 20 years of history, it houses more than 16,000 students and around 1,000 professors, offering 32 prominent European official Bachelor’s, 87 Master’s and eight doctorate lines of research, among other prestigious titles.

UCAM empowers students to develop their own real-world skills. It offers students an integral education based on the combination of in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge and value-based education.

UCAM is accredited by ANECA (National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain). The Global Student Satisfaction Awards, which empowers students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021, rated UCAM with a score above 4.4 (out of 5). University bettered itself by 500 ranks in research among higher education centres world over, as per Times Higher Education world rankings, 2022.

Why this Course ?

1 Course

Choosing a course of study where you are strongly inclined to pursue a European qualifying degree or for a skill set is a good start in pursuing your educational goals. At ECX, you would be empowered to lead the world.  

2 Place of Study

To pursue your dream education, the key factor is that the students need ease in accessing the centre. At ECX, we come to your nearest city to overcome any challenges faced in commuting or travelling abroad without compromising on the quality of education.

3 Affordable Fee

Quality education abroad is highly expensive. At ECX, you benefit from enrolling on an affordable course with flexible payment options.

4 Academic Support

You get enrolled on a European degree, with blended teaching methodology and 360-degree academic assistance through our faculties with international standards for attaining a business management degree.  

5 Career Opportunities

You become professionals in your respective field of study on completion of the degree as it brings in more of a realistic pursuit, thus transforming you with the better skill sets to approach the career market further.

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Program Details

A three-year, practical-based degree applicable to a wide range of sectors. It equips you with the opportunity to develop the IT skills required to manage and improve your performance in a business environment.

Course Details

Programming – 10 ECTS

This module is neither particularly theoretical nor just about programming specifics — it will give you a framework for understanding how to use language constructs effectively and how to design correct and elegant programs. By using different languages, you will learn to think more deeply than in terms of the particular syntax of one language. The emphasis on functional programming is essential for learning how to write robust, reusable, composable, and elegant programs. Indeed, many of the most important ideas in modern languages have their roots in functional programming. Get ready to learn a fresh and beautiful way to look at software and how to have fun building it.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand basic algorithms in an operational context and the process of programming an application.
  • Understand the basics of an object-oriented programming language.
  • Be able to code and compile software using a choice of object-oriented programming language.
  • Determine the debugging process and explain the importance of a coding standard

Networking – 10 ECTS

This hands-on Introduction to Networking module will enable you to take a more active part in the discussion and decision-making processes related to networking technology issues. You take your first step toward networking and data communications exposure and gain the practical knowledge and skills to become comfortable with basic concepts, technologies, components, and design alternatives. You learn to implement networks using data links and physical media, deploy LANs using Ethernet and Wi-Fi and build reliable internetworks and intranets using proven TCP/IP design techniques.

Learning Outcomes

    • Use design tools to design a database system for a significant problem. Examine the innovative practices of database design.
    • Testing the system and the system requirements.
    • Design a database management system that fulfils changing business requirements.

Cyber Security – 10 ECTS

The module includes combined core topics in the realm of computing and cyber security, such as computer systems, network and computer forensics, system and network security, ethical hacking, applied offensive and defensive security, and human and organizational security. Students will learn best practices for the design of secure modern networks and software systems as well as advanced techniques for security engineering, digital forensics, applied offensive and defensive security and applied cryptography. Students will learn about evolving threats and the proper use of specific security tools. Both security theory and hands-on practice is stressed and emphasized in this module.

Learning Outcomes

      • Understanding cyber security and risks.
      • Describe cyber security solutions. Review mechanisms to control organisational cyber security.
      • Manage organisational security.

Additional Business Modules

Academic & Critical Thinking Skills – 10 ECTS

In the era of hyper-connection, we are living, we are bombarded with a continuous flow of information and news: young people if not well trained in critical thinking will tend to absorb any information without reformulating and questioning it, thus ending up believing immediately everything they read or hear. Critical thinking is important, especially in a world that is often made of fake news, voluntary distortions of facts or reality and propaganda. In the era of hyper-connection, we are living, we are bombarded with a continuous flow of information and news: young people if not well trained in critical thinking will tend to absorb any information without reformulating and questioning it, thus ending up believing immediately everything they read or hear. Critical thinking is important, especially in a world that is often made of fake news, voluntary distortions of facts or reality and propaganda. This module will help you: explore the concepts of critical thinking and critical reading,  critically evaluate academic texts, apply critical reading strategies, recognize the importance of critical notetaking, explore how to develop your own view when reading academic texts compare the features of descriptive and critical writing, examine the features and examples of the language of critique, examine the features and examples of the language of interpretation using Harvard Referencing System (HRS)

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the Harvard Referencing System (HRS) and plagiarism.
  • Effective utilization of library and e-library resources, how to reference the academic and business literature sources of information.
  • Develop critical thinking, communication and writing skills in a business context.
  • Self-evaluate and create an Individual Progression Plan with the aim of developing academic and critical thinking skills.

International Business Management – 10 ECTS

The increasing globalization of the marketplace affects all who are involved with business or who must make business decisions. Even those who are not directly involved in international business are affected in their domestic operations by international events and by the business activities of foreign entities. Therefore, it is imperative to be knowledgeable about international business systems. This module introduces students to a fundamental understanding of the socioeconomic, political, cultural, and linguistic environment in which international businesses operate. This course utilizes an inquiry-based approach to understanding country-level relationships in the Global Business Environment. It surveys the global business environment by asking and answering key questions about society, the global economy, cultures, and institutions in the business world.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the concept of internationalization, globalization, and its impact on corporate businesses.
  • Evaluate the influences of international business management on an organization’s structure, culture and functions.
  • Appraise the strategic options available to global business managers and demonstrate how national contexts shape the activities of managers in multinational corporations.
  • Examine a range of current economic, social and environmental issues arising from the challenges of managing international operations in a business context.

Business Intelligence – 10 ECTS

This module provides an introduction to the concepts of business intelligence (BI) as components and functionality of information systems. It explores how business problems can be solved effectively by using operational data to create data warehouses, and then applying data mining tools and analytics to gain new insights into organizational operations. A detailed discussion of the analysis, design and implementation of systems for BI, including the differences between types of reporting and analytics, enterprise data warehousing, data management systems, decision support systems, knowledge management systems, big data and data/text mining. Case studies are used to explore the use of application software, web tools, success and limitations of BI as well as technical and social issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the concepts and components of BI.
  • DCritically evaluate the BI for supporting decision-making action.
  • DDemonstrate the use of technologies and tools that make up BI.
  • DAnalyse, design and implement the technical architecture that underpins BI systems.

Artificial Intelligence – 10 ECTS

To develop semantic-based and context-aware systems to acquire, organize process, share and use the knowledge embedded in multimedia content. The research will aim to maximize automation of the complete knowledge lifecycle and achieve semantic interoperability between Web resources and services. The field of Robotics is multi-disciplinary as robots are amazingly complex systems comprising mechanical, electrical, electronic H/W and S/W and issues germane to all these. This module provides an introduction to artificial intelligence (AI). The list of topics may include artificial neural networks, search, planning, knowledge-based reasoning, probabilistic inference, machine learning, natural language processing, and practical applications.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse what constitutes AI, the current trends and issues determining the effectiveness of AI technology.
  • Ability to apply Artificial Intelligence techniques for problem-solving.
  • Plan and implement an intelligent system using an AI technique.
  • Investigate and deliberate upon a range of emerging AI technologies impacting future changes in the business industry.

Cloud Computing – 10 ECTS

This module introduces you to the core concepts of cloud computing. You gain the foundational knowledge required for understanding cloud computing from a business perspective and also for becoming a cloud practitioner. You understand the definition and essential characteristics of cloud computing, its history, the business case for cloud computing, and emerging technology use cases enabled by the cloud. We introduce you to some of the prominent service providers of our times (e.g. AWS, Google, IBM, Microsoft, etc.) the services they offer, and look at some case studies of cloud computing across industry verticals.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the concepts, characteristics, delivery models and benefits of Cloud Computing and its architectures.
  • Evaluate the service and deployment models, including technological drivers of Cloud Computing.
  • Develop Cloud Computing solutions using service providers’ frameworks and open-source tools.
  • Analyse the key technical and organisational challenges for cloud applications, including their risk assessment.

Operating Systems – 10 ECTS

This module will introduce you to modern operating systems. We will focus on UNIX-based operating systems, though we will also learn about alternative operating systems, including Windows. The module will begin with an overview of the structure of modern operating systems. Over the subsequent learning outcomes, we will discuss the history of modern computers, analyze in detail each of the major components of an operating system (from processes to threads), and explore more advanced topics in the field, including memory management and file input/output.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore different types of OS, their functions and user interfaces.
  • Investigate the processes managed by an OS, including the scheduling algorithms and synchronization techniques.
  • Explore the use of virtual and secondary memory management in OS.
  • Demonstrate the use of the current OS used for business applications.

Additional Business Modules

Data Analytics – 10 ECTS

This module presents a gentle introduction to the concepts of data analysis, the role of a Data Analyst, and the tools that are used to perform daily functions. You will gain an understanding of the data ecosystem and the fundamentals of data analysis, such as data gathering or data mining. You will then learn the soft skills that are required to effectively communicate your data to stakeholders, and how mastering these skills can give you the option to become a data-driven decision maker.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the use of statistical and other analytic tools and techniques to transform business data into coherent business objectives.
  • Analyse the use of different analytical approaches to solve business problems and help in management functions.
  • Utilization of data analysis to help decision-making in a business context.
  • Analyse and communicate data findings effectively to all the stakeholders, orally and in writing.
    • Research Methods for Business – 10 ECTS

      This module will introduce you to a range of research processes that will help to inform your choice of the research problem, research methodology, research methods, and data analysis. You’ll start by examining how to define your research problem and build a search strategy to hone your initial scoping research so you don’t get overwhelmed with too many sources and too much information.

      Learning Outcomes

      • Determine and develop research scope, aim, objectives, and research questions, by defining a specific business problem(s).
      • Critically review the literature pertaining to the specific business problem(s).
      • Demonstrate research skills required to understand research methodologies, and collection of primary and secondary data, including ethical considerations of research.
      • Conduct and examine research data in a business context, by applying appropriate analytical tools to investigate the acquired data arrive at logical research findings, and communicate outcomes of the research project to identified stakeholders.

Knowledge Management – 10 ECTS

As organizations have become more knowledge-intensive, the ability to manage knowledge has become a matter of competitive survival. This module is intended to provide students with a blend of theory and current practice in knowledge management in organizations. After introducing the contemporary importance of knowledge and knowledge management, information and communication technologies that play a prominent role in knowledge management processes are examined. The module examines the importance of knowledge for organizational learning, as well as knowledge creation and organizational unlearning. Socio-cultural issues related to managing and sharing knowledge will also be considered. The role of leadership and how it can support and facilitate knowledge management activities is also examined.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize Coherent and specialized knowledge in the field of business discipline.
  • Identify technologies that are most useful for capturing/acquiring, organizing, distributing, and sharing knowledge within an enterprise.
  • Apply knowledge gained to make sense of the amount of data available, systematically problem-solve, and be able to propose creative and design-thinking solutions.
  • Evaluate complex theories and practices of knowledge and intellectual capital management

Business Sustainability – 10 ECTS

This module is designed to address the growing need and prevalence of sustainability practices in business – giving you the tools to pioneer meaningful change throughout your organization. The focus is on developing and communicating sustainable practices within business today and for the future. Decisions relating to the different facets of sustainability, and developing these with the various stakeholders involved, will be examined and provides students with knowledge of both the strategic and operational aspects of sustainable practices, the knowledge that can then be applied in a practical situation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the organizational drivers for business sustainability and their impact on the nature and scope of the business’ economic, social, and ecological responsibilities.
  • Appraise and critique the role of business in the transition to sustainability in relation to stakeholders involved in the organization.
  • Explore the opportunities and skills necessary to develop sustainability leadership for yourself and/or your organization.
  • Develop a critical awareness toward Sustainable Development Growth.

Innovation and Design Thinking – 10 ECTS

This module is designed to provide the students with a comprehensive and in-depth experience of Design Thinking, culminating in the presentation of a creative, innovative solution to a complex real-world challenge. Over the course of this module, participants will develop their expertise in Design Thinking through experiential learning activities. The students will be brought through all the stages of the Design Thinking process will culminate in a ‘Solution Presentation to the host organization’.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand visual literacy and articulacy to explain design decisions.
  • Apply advanced skills to market test the desirability, feasibility, and validity of the business model.
  • Discuss the importance of opportunity recognition in the innovation process through innovation funnel.
  • Develop & test innovative ideas through a rapid iteration cycle.

ONew Venture Development – 10 ECTS

This module will equip students with a good understanding of the strategic, operational, human capital, and financial issues and theory central to developing an idea into a new business and will develop your judgment in relation to which business ideas have a competitive advantage. Additionally, you will gain a clear understanding of the numbers in relation to growing an idea successfully into a new venture. You will develop your own business idea through the medium of a business plan and receive feedback on this in a way that combines theory with a practical, applied perspective.

Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate a new venture value proposition and communicate ideas and concepts effectively.
  • Understand and apply a range of skills required in financial planning and processes in the context of entrepreneurship.
  • Critically evaluate the key challenges and risk stages in sustaining a new venture.
  • Develop practical strategies for exploiting business opportunities and resourcing new venture creation and development.

Research Project – 20 ECTS

The Research Project aims to help students to develop an understanding of the research process and to undertake research leading to the successful completion of their dissertation. It enables students to conduct research independently and provides them with the knowledge, skills, and understanding required to develop their proposal for their dissertation. The project covers ideas, techniques, and methods relevant to different stages of the research process, stressing the interdependence of each stage in conducting effective, coherent, and rigorous research.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the stages of the research process and demonstrate an ability to perform them.
  • Analyze and review the literature that deals effectively with relevant concepts /theories/models
  • Describe the research design and application of quantitative data analysis
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of qualitative research techniques & research conclusion

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