This lecture reviews careers in Information technology,
in general, and project management, in particular.
- Discuss prospects of a career for a person trained in management of
- Learn about the training needed for management of electronic health
- List the career progression of a project manager
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,
Handbook, 2008-09 Edition,
Computer and Information Systems Managers.
Please read the case study on
telecommuting: Regina FM. How do you manage an
off-site team? Harvard Business Review, July-August
1998 v76 n4 p22(4). To download this article you must have
access to the University library's electronic databases. If
you do not please contact your instructor. Library►
Advanced learners like you, often need different ways of understanding a topic. Reading is just one way of understanding. Another way is through writing about what you have
read. The enclosed assessment is designed to get you to think more about the concepts taught in this session.
- What is the expected salary of a manager of information systems?
- What is the progression of positions for an information technology
- What is the significance of 2014?
Please send an email to
with your responses to the above questions.
Make sure that the email subject line includes the course number, topic name and your name, otherwise it will not get to the right place. If you wish to receive a receipt that the instructor has received your email, you may request the receipt from your email program. Please respond to all of the questions within the same email. Do not attach any files. Keep a copy of all your emails to the instructor till the end of the semester.
Find a company that is hiring
an information technology project manger and answer the following
qualification with the qualifications of the project manager being
Discuss the difference of salary range of what a project
manager receives and what students with a Bachelor in Health Science
with no background in project management receives.
Discuss the amount of
travel involved in project management jobs.
Discuss the company's
willingness to pay for training.
If you were going to
apply for this job, how would you network so that you can learn more
details about this work.
You can complete
this task on the
web or contact the human resource department of a hospital or a clinic
in the area where you want to work. You can also do this with
consulting companies or companies that are producing electronic health
records (some are listed below).
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