MBA in Information Management
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Lead at the Intersection of Business and Technology

The MBA – Information Management specialization is designed to help students augment their management skills and provide management perspective on various aspects of business, marketing, and information technology. This program will introduce you to theoretical and practical approaches to business administration, and help you develop your own leadership style as it relates to information management. In addition to all of the standard practical components of a master’s level business degree program, you can also expect to take a dive deep into ethical considerations involved in leadership positions within information management. Completion of this online master’s degree program can put you on track for technologically advanced business leadership careers.

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More transferability: Students can transfer up to 50% of credits for this degree.

More start dates: Most courses in this program start monthly. It's easy to get started whenever you're ready.

Leveraging Technology for Business Success: Earn an Online MBA with a Concentration in Information Management from UA Grantham

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, the integration of technology and strategic management has become paramount for organizational success. As businesses strive to remain competitive and adapt to the digital age, there is a growing demand for leaders who possess a deep understanding of both business management principles and information technology. Pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a concentration in Information Management from UA Grantham offers a unique opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to excel in this dynamic environment.

At the core of UA Grantham’s MBA program with a concentration in Information Management lies the fusion of business principles and theory with technology expertise. This interdisciplinary approach equips students with a comprehensive understanding of how information systems can be leveraged to drive strategic initiatives, enhance operational efficiency, and foster innovation in organizations. Through a comprehensive curriculum that covers topics such as business ethics, project management, information systems strategic planning, and emerging technologies, students gain a holistic perspective on the role of information management in modern businesses.

One of the key benefits of pursuing this concentration online at UA Grantham is the development of strategic decision-making capabilities. In an era where information has become a valuable asset, businesses rely on informed insights to guide their strategic direction. With a focus on information management, UA Grantham students learn how to harness the power of strategic planning to uncover trends, identify opportunities, and make decisions that drive organizational success. By understanding how to align organizational information strategies with broader business objectives, graduates of the program are well-equipped to lead in an information-driven world.

In addition to technical skills, the UA Grantham’s MBA program with a concentration in Information Management emphasizes the development of leadership and communication abilities. Students learn how to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, bridging the gap between information planning and business departments. Furthermore, the program fosters critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills -- essential qualities for navigating challenges of modern business.

The UA Grantham MBA program with a concentration in Information Management covers a wide range of topics that integrate business management principles with information management concepts, including:

Information Accounting, Economics and Finance

UA Grantham students will acquire the framework for analyzing, using, and designing internal accounting systems. Coursework covers financial and managerial accounting, cost analysis, budgeting, and cost allocation. Students also cover microeconomic theory to enhance their decision-making skills in various business environments, and explore relationships between managerial decisions, product demand, and profitability .

Strategic Information Systems Management

Exploration of how information systems can be strategically aligned with organizational goals and objectives. Topics include strategy formulation, governance, and the role of information in achieving competitive advantage.

Marketing Management and Analytics

Reviews marketing management within organizational strategies. Covers the four Ps, marketing research, market segmentation, global marketing, and marketing plans. Addresses managerial decision analysis using quantitative tools, decision making, forecasting, inventory control, linear programming, and simulation.

Project Management

Principles and practices of project management applied to IT projects. Topics may include project planning, scheduling, budgeting, risk management, and project execution methodologies such as Microsoft Project.

Business Process Management

Analysis and optimization of business processes using IT tools and methodologies. Topics may include process modeling, workflow automation, and continuous process improvement.

Emerging Technologies

Exploration of emerging trends and technologies in information management. Topics may include cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, blockchain, and their implications for business.

Information Systems Strategy and Innovation

Developing strategies for leveraging information systems to drive innovation and create value for organizations. Topics include technology innovation, digital transformation, and managing IT-enabled innovation.

Business Ethics

This program explores ethics and values in individual and corporate contexts and addresses moral leadership in business and ethical dilemmas in a global economy.

Capstone Project

Some UA Grantham programs include a capstone project or an internship to allow students to apply their knowledge in a real-world setting. This experience enhances practical skills and provides valuable industry exposure.
The value of pursuing an MBA with a concentration in Information Management extends beyond the classroom. UA Grantham provides students with networking opportunities and access to resources that facilitate professional growth and development. Through interactions with faculty and classmates, students gain insights into emerging trends, career pathways, and real-world applications of information management principles.

Program Outcomes

    • Analyze knowledge, techniques, skills and tools of past, present and future business models
    • Apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of all foundational business areas
    • Integrate theory and practice for the purpose of strategic analysis and planning
    • Use communication skills
    • Evaluate professional, ethical and social responsibilities in business management and team settings
    • Employ quantitative analysis in business
    • Evaluate state-of-the-art information processing and computer networking strategies
    • Assess and develop plans for future information systems expansion and implementation

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