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Module 1

Enterprise Architecture

During Module 1, you'll learn about our core philosophy of designing IT systems that meet the needs of the business enterprise and add economic value.

You'll gain wide-ranging knowledge about the foundations of modern information systems: IT architecture, databases, business processes, cybersecurity, and networks. Through an in-depth study of contemporary IT trends and emerging technologies, you’ll also develop a big-picture understanding of how these pieces fit together.

Topics Covered:
  • Digital platforms
  • Enterprise frameworks
  • Database Management Systems (DBMS)
  • Data modeling
  • Data warehouses
  • Process management
  • Process modeling
  • Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN)
  • Use cases
  • Internet
  • Cloud
  • LANs and WANs
  • Cybersecurity
  • Communication

GCOM 7790: Enterprise Architecture (4 credits)

This course provides broad foundations for understanding how IT delivers business value. The class covers knowledge of enterprise architectures, databases, business processes, and networks at a level of detail that is appropriate for IT managers. Students in GCOM 7790 learn how to envision IT infrastructures and applications that meet the needs of the business enterprise and add economic value.

GCOM 7800: Advanced Enterprise Architecture (4 credits)

Building on the foundations in GCOM 7790, this class fosters insights into contemporary IT architecture trends. Topics include cybersecurity, cloud architectures, and emerging technologies. Students envision a business-value-adding digital innovation for a real-world business, describe their innovation by creating several architectural artifacts (e.g., process and information models), and present it to an audience of tech-savvy leaders.

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