MSc Information Technology Management

General

Program Description

Overview

Project (software product) development is a complex task that often involves a large number of specialists in various fields of knowledge. The goal of an IT manager is to implement a high-quality project on time and within the planned budget. To implement it effectively an IT manager must be ready to solve tasks of related spheres, ranging from the right recruitment of specialists to the team and setting goals to them, to scheduling the execution of each stage, the efficient allocation of resources and analysis of the results.

As a part of the master's program Information Technology Management, students will gain practical skills in working with modern tools for planning and allocating resources, problem-setting methods, and data analysis tools to make optimal decisions. A distinctive feature of this master's program is that from the very first days of training students will be involved in the work of the software development team under the guidance of a tutor – a specialist in the field of IT management.

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Program content

Main disciplines: IT-project management, System engineering, Risk management in IT-projects, Risk analysis in IT-projects, Software development in IT-management, Big Data Technologies.

Our possibilities

Southern Federal University is a distributed university located in two cities: Rostov-on-Don and Taganrog. Since 1952, all engineering training areas have been concentrated in Taganrog. Employees of the university conduct not only scientific and research activities, but also are managers or employees of organizations specializing in software and hardware development. Taganrog ranks first in Russia in terms of the number of IT companies per capita. Graduates of Southern Federal University work in the largest IT companies in the world, which allows us to have information about the current needs and requirements of global business for the graduate.

Prospects

Currently, IT-Manager is the most popular and one of the most interesting professions in the world. It is such kind of profession where you can develop endlessly, where salary level depends on the scale of the project, and, accordingly, your skills and abilities in various fields of knowledge.

Requirements

If you are interested in studying for this master's program, you must have a bachelor's or master's degree in IT technology or related engineering. English language proficiency must be at least B2. Experience in IT companies is welcome.

Last updated Feb 2020

About the School

With origins dating back to 1915, Southern Federal University (SFedU) is the largest scientific and educational centre in the south of Russia. SFedU traces its roots to the Royal University of Warsaw, ... Read More

With origins dating back to 1915, Southern Federal University (SFedU) is the largest scientific and educational centre in the south of Russia. SFedU traces its roots to the Royal University of Warsaw, which has moved to the south of Russia during the Great War. Read less
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