Information Technology (IT) is a broad term that includes all aspects of managing and processing information and related technologies. IT professionals are responsible for designing, developing, supporting and managing computer hardware, software, and information networks, including the internet. With this diploma, you will be able to assist in the implementation of these IT activities, including skills needed for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. Modules covered include Web Development, Programming and Software Engineering, just to name a few. This qualification will provide you with the basis for further development towards specialist and junior management.

Careers you’d be great at

  • Network Administrator
  • Data Processor
  • Web Developer
  • Programmer
  • IT Analyst
  • IT Project Manager
  • Systems Analyst and Designer

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Outline the changes that Information Technology makes in the workplace
  • Define the characteristics of information in a business organization
  • Discuss the stages of decision making in business
  • Discuss the importance of Information Technology in designing a business framework
  • List the different types of information system and the characteristics of each one
  • Discuss the importance of control in a business organization
  • List the different tools for control that managers have available to them
  • Discuss the impact of globalization on the organization
  • Discuss the types of software available and their uses in the organization
  • Outline the importance of software and databases in information systems design
  • Discuss the roles of the users, mangers and designers in the systems design life cycle
  • Outline the various costs and benefits associated with the systems design life cycle
  • List the different tools available for Information Systems Design
  • Discuss the characteristics of structural design and object-oriented design with regards to information systems design