Introduction to Information Technology


This course helps students understand the basic necessities in IT for an entrepreneur. Some of the key topics in the course are introduction to computers and peripherals, fundamentals of networking, internet and how it works, how ERP can help to automate process and increase efficiency in a business environment, introduction to ecommerce and how it is used in various industries, importance of security and the impact of not protecting against virus attacks, fundamentals of Database Management Systems and emerging technologies.

Student Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to

  • Choose their own Hardware and software for their need
  • Automate their work place with network, internet and software applications
  • Select an appropriate ERP for their business
  • Comfortably perform e-Commerce transactions
  • Assess the data storage needs of their business and be able to evaluate an appropriate DBMS system for their business
  • Adopt more efficient technologies like cloud computing and virtualization in their enterprise