IT Courses

IT Courses

Quality Management in IT

 

Course Duration:

2 days

Target attendees:

IT Engineers

Engineers in charge of projects

Previous knowledge needed:

Basic knowledge (a general knowledge of the software development process) in information systems or programming is a prerequisite. Further required knowledge should include a basics of mathematics used for test methods.

Contents of the course:

This will highlight the underlying philosophy and associated principles and practices related to the assurance of software quality. It includes a description of the assurance activities associated with the phases of the software development life-cycle (e.g., requirements, design, test, etc.). Specifically, the course provides basic understanding of the concept of quality as it relates to software, an explanation of the concept of software quality assurance as it relates to the software development process, an examination of processes related to software defect reporting, resolution, and analysis. Furthermore, an explanation of requirements traceability and correlation, and the use of traceability to demonstrate of satisfaction of requirements is given. Finally, the methods used to document assurance activities and the social factors involved are covered.

Project Management in IT

 

Course Duration:

2 days

Target attendees:

IT Engineers

Managers of IT and other companies

Engineers in charge of projects

Previous knowledge needed:

No specific prerequisites, both undergraduate and graduate students may attend; knowledge in information systems or programming is an advantage. The concepts of IT project management, on the other hand, compliment other IT courses in IT systems analysis and design

Contents of the course:

The course will lead the attendees into the concepts of modern IT Project Management (ITPM) and their application in practice. In addition the fundamentals of the techniques and tools will be provided. Special emphasis will be put on aspects related to ITPM aspects of work in internationally distributed teams and tele-working. Main goal of the course is to show how important it is to put the presented concepts into good practice.

Capability Maturity Model (CMM) Introduction (QM2)

 

Course Duration:

1 day

Target attendees:

IT Engineers

Engineers in charge of projects

Previous knowledge needed:

 

Contents of the course:

 

Intercultural Human Resources Management (HR)

 

Course Duration:

 

Target attendees:

 

Previous knowledge needed:

 

Contents of the course:

 

Geoinformation Systems and Technologies

 

Course Duration:

5 days

Target attendees:

IT and GIS Engineers, Managers of IT, GIT and other companies, Engineers in charge of GIS

Previous knowledge needed:

No specific prerequisites, both undergraduate and graduate students may attend; knowledge in information systems or programming and knowledge of the principal concepts of spatial data acquisition and spatial data handling with GIS is advantage.

Contents of the course:

The course will lead the attendees into the concepts of modern Gepgraphical information technologies and systems. Geographical and earth sciences are relying increasingly on digital spatial data acquired from remotely sensed images, analysed by geographical information systems (GIS) and visualised on the computer screen or on paper. The technologies supporting the processes of acquiring, analysing and visualising spatial data form the core of geoinformatics.

Relational Database Systems (RDBMS)

 

Course Duration:

5 (days)

Target attendees:

Engineers, Managers of IT, and students

Previous knowledge needed:

No specific prerequisites, both undergraduate and graduate students may attend; knowledge in information systems, databases and programming is an advantage.

Contents of the course:

This course is intended to introduce users to Structured Query Language (SQL) and relational databases. It will:

Discuss basic concepts of SQL used in the DBMS.

Explain how to perform database manipulation tasks.

Demonstrate tasks through simple examples.

Balanced Scorecard – Performance Measurement (BSC Introduction)

 

Course Duration:

1 day

Target attendees:

IT Engineers

Managers of Companies (Controlling Executives)

Engineers in charge of projects

Managers of IT and other companies

Bankers and Managers of Financial Companies

Previous knowledge needed:

No specific prerequisites, both undergraduate and graduate students may attend; knowledge in business engineering, management, controlling. IT database programming.

Contents of the course:

A measurement-based strategic management system, originated by Robert Kaplan and David Norton ((Harvard Business Economic Review 1992), which provides a method of aligning business activities to the strategy, and monitoring performance of strategic goals over time.

BSC is a performance measurement and management approach that recognizes financial measures alone are not sufficient, and that an enterprise needs a more holistic, balanced set of measures that reflects the different drivers that contribute to superior performance and the achievement of the enterprise's strategic goals. A balanced scorecard involves an analytical process that creates an organizational understanding of the causal relationships and linkages between performance driver

Software for Balanced Scorecard

 

Course Duration:

1 day

Target attendees:

IT Engineers

Managers of Companies (Controlling Executives)

Engineers in charge of projects

Managers of IT and other companies

Bankers and Managers of Financial Companies

Previous knowledge needed:

No specific prerequisites, both undergraduate and graduate students may attend; knowledge in business engineering, management, controlling. IT database programming.

Contents of the course:

 

BASEL II - Introduction

 

Course Duration:

1 day

Target attendees:

Bankers and Managers of Financial Companies

IT Engineers

Managers of Companies (CFOs)

Managers of IT and other companies

Previous knowledge needed:

No specific prerequisites, both undergraduate and graduate students may attend; knowledge in banking, business engineering, management, controlling. IT database programming.

Contents of the course:

With the announcement that conformance to the Basel II Capital Accord must be achieved by 2006, the banking industry now has a defined timeline for regulatory compliance. IT systems will have a crucial role to play in achieving this. Basell II will generate through a measured and systematic risk performance approach, more system financial stability and security. Uniform system banking regulations diminishing inequality competitive national sources. More then before, with Basel II, enterprise credit management area will represent a main company lever to drive ratings variables; moreover, it will be a consistent opportunity for the companies to substitute traditional debt source (especially for small-medium companies), reduce risk and gain a better bank credit access The challenge for Basel II-IT-Solutions is great. Basel II’s operational risk requirements have to include not just information availability but confidentiality and integrity too.”

Software for BASEL II

 

Course Duration:

1 day

Target attendees:

Bankers and Managers of Financial Companies

IT Engineers

Managers of Companies (CFOs)

Managers of IT and other companies

Previous knowledge needed:

No specific prerequisites, both undergraduate and graduate students may attend; knowledge in banking, business engineering, management, controlling. IT database programming.

Contents of the course: