MSc Cloud Technology with Business Management
The Master of Science (MSc) has been designed to attract people with a first degree in Computer Engineering / Information Technology related subjects. The course on Cloud Management with Business is unique as it was developed in cooperation with Wharfedale Technologies, Inc. (WFT) – a leader in providing innovative SAP services on the cloud.
The modules in the course will introduce students to the various areas of Cloud Technology as well as business related topics such as, Project Management, Leadership, Enterprise and Strategy. Professionals from Wharfedale Technologies will teach all the cloud related subjects face to face in Malta.
The MSc offered by GCM is a leading edge technological degree with business management. The MSc is the recognized qualification for advancement in the area of technology. In addition, those who are successful in this course will have the strategic knowledge, insight and understanding to become a successful leader in this highly technical area. Alternatively they will have been introduced to the concept of enterprise and may opt to start their own business in the Cloud domain. The three-semester full-time MSc is designed to prepare graduates for leadership roles in leading edge technology organizations.
Why an MSC in Cloud Technology with Business Management
The Information Technology (IT) landscape is ever evolving. Over the last few years it has brought about changes that are meaningful and beneficial to the corporate world. As we look into the future, it is likely that more and more corporates will evaluate their current IT topography and move more into a SAAS (Software As A Service) based model, which is driven by the Cloud platform and technology. This not only ensures cost savings, but removes redundant hardware. This means that corporations need to restructure their internal IT needs and deployment strategy. They would require resources with a deep understanding of Cloud (private & hybrid) technology to be implemented in their data centres. Cloud infrastructure specialists will be much sought after and will be in high demand as they will be required to move data in and out of their data centres and remove the inherent latency in cloud based applications. There will be a tremendous need for professionals who will be able to understand and implement various ERP applications, as well as manage data and various security aspects around it. Further the course will show how to map various applications within the business process. Project managers within the IT space will be the need of the hour since they will be required to implement more systems with less internal IT resources. Further data integration will demand professionals who understand the management of multiple cloud based vendors that causes data silos, which need to be integrated into a cohesive data model.
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