Edinburgh Napier University / Southpoint Education International

MBA (IS Strategy and Governance)

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Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) holds the prestigious No. 1 ranking in the UK for value-added education (The Guardian). It has also been awarded the highest possible rating of 5 stars for Teaching, Employability, and Internationalisation by the QS World University Rankings 2024. Since 2012, Southpoint Education International has been the exclusive regional recruitment representative of the university. All degrees are exclusively awarded by Edinburgh Napier University.

The University offers industry-informed courses that expertly balance theory and practice, ensuring graduates are well-equipped for success in today’s competitive global job market. ENU has a renowned international reputation for the employability of its graduates.

Further enhancing its prestige, the Edinburgh Napier University Business School has achieved AACSB accreditation, placing it among the top 5% of Business Schools worldwide.

Overview

In this course you will learn how to analyse, synthesise and solve complex unstructured business related IS/IT problems.

Learn to develop your online communication skills with a range of international students as well as develop the capacity for independent learning.

Develop a deep understanding of the framework that information security operates in, and to give you an opportunity to express this in the form of professional written reports.

Course Information

ENU’s MBA programmes are accredited and internationally recognised. All assessments are assignments which are case study based taken from the comfort of your home. Throughout the entire course you will be supported by ENU professors, this course can be completed in a minimum of 18 months and a maximum of 4 years.

MBA IS Strategy and Governance consists of five core modules, two specialized modules (Security Audit & Compliance and Strategic Information Systems Management) plus Project.

Strategic Information Systems Management

This module will assess the evolving role of strategic IS/IT systems; management of strategic IS/IT systems; Processes for developing effective IS/IT strategies; the alignment of IS/IT strategies with business strategies; innovating with IS/IT systems; strategic IS/IT systems for competitive advantage; tools & techniques for building IS/IT strategic capabilities; evaluating & justifying IS/IT systems; managing a portfolio of IS/IT applications; positioning & managing strategic IS/IT systems.

Security Audit & Compliance

The aim of the module is to let you develop a deep understanding of the framework that information security operates in, and to give you an opportunity to express this in the form of professional written reports. Topics covered include: an overview of relevant laws and regulations: national and international, covering Data Protection, computer misuse and other legal issues. The relation between governance models and frameworks including: ISACA’s COBIT and ISO Standards (ISO27000 in particular); the role of the professions; difference between audit, forensics and security management. Professional ethics and codes of practice; risk management, contingency and continuity planning; understanding and application of the COBIT domains.

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