IBIT professional training programs are one-day or half a day onsite. The programs leverage the knowledge and skills of Temple University professors; including information technology professors who are ranked number 1 in the world for research. All participants who successfully complete a workshop receive a certificate of recognition.
The programs are offered in small highly interactive modules limited to 15 participants at the clients location. The sites for prior workshops include NBCUniversal, Walmart, and QVC.
The participants rated the sessions as follows:
- 84% – Satisfied or very satisfied, 87% – Content is highly relevant:
- “the hands-on way of how the session was presented made this a very fruitful day…”
- “applied key concepts .. to real industry business cases which made the course relevant…”
Data Science for Managers
Data Science is the application of tools and techniques that turn raw data into insight. This workshop gives managers an overview of the tools and techniques of this emerging field. Participants are introduced to the principles of scientific inquiry and data visualization, with hands-on experience with cutting-edge tools, including Tableau and R, for descriptive analysis.
Social media strategy
Prepares you to develop an enterprise social media strategy. The approach links organizational strategy to business value goals by applying a mix of specific tactics such as: listen and brand, mine and decide, converse and share, and co-create and innovate. Discover common success factors and avoid pitfalls of internal and external implementations of social media. Appropriate for individuals in management, marketing, sales, R&D, knowledge management, and information systems.
Learn the basics of systems thinking including different forms of systems, use stakeholder analysis, problem identification, and contextual analysis, and rich pictures to envision organizational systems. Apply disruptive innovation theory and specific measurement techniques to identify opportunities for generating business value. Interactive workshop, appropriate for both junior and mid-level managers which works best when IT staff are mixed with participants from other functional areas.
IT Value (AKA ‘MBA for Techies’)
Interactive workshop, appropriate for information technology professionals. Learn how to analyze a company’s business model, understand how it makes its money, and discover how information technology can be leveraged to innovate for better returns.
IT for Executive (AKA ‘IT for non-techies’)
Interactive workshop, appropriate for senior non-IT executives. Basic understanding of technology and how it can be leveraged for competitive advantage. What do you really need to know and what can you ignore?
Facilities and more information
Programs are available off-site at the company location and also at Temple University.
The program fee covers tuition, case materials, and meals. IBIT members receive complimentary seats and discounted fees. Discounts are also available for Temple alumni and recent alums of the Temple MIS department.
For more, contact Laurel Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.