Information Technology Essentials OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Graduate Study Class on Information Technology

Published Jan 23, 2009

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'Information Technology Essentials' is a free OpenCourseWare from MIT that introduces students to the technological tools needed to support a successful business, from security to electronic commerce. This graduate-level course is designed to help students interested in Business Administration, Information Technology and related fields.

Information Technology Essentials: Course Specifics

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Information Technology Essentials: Course Description

MIT's 'Information Technology Essentials' OpenCourseWare introduces business students to the technological tools they need to become better administrators. Focusing on networking and distributed computing, the course explores developing trends in business technology. Topics covered in the course include hardware and operating systems, software development, security, enterprise applications and e-commerce. A background in computer science is not required for this course. This graduate-level OpenCourseWare is offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management and is taught by Professor Thomas Malone.

Lecture notes, assignments and a final exam are available for download on the course website, as well as a list of suggested readings. If you're interested in taking this free online course, visit the information technology fundamentals course page.

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