TLO-35306 Global Information Systems Management, 4 cr

Additional information

Suitable for postgraduate studies.

Person responsible

Henri Pirkkalainen, Osku Torro


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
TLO-35306 2018-01 3 Henri Pirkkalainen
Osku Torro

Learning Outcomes

Student understands how information systems can be implemented, managed and applied in globally distributed settings. He/she can critically assess and identify characteristics and influencing factors to knowledge work that is operated in interdisciplinary, cross-sectorial as well as culturally and geographically distributed settings (e.g. innovation alliances and international projects). Students can apply their knowledge of emerging Information Systems phenomena to overcome a specific open-ended problem.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. The principles of global information systems management  Explanations how information systems are managed (new theories on information systems)   
2. Emerging tools and services  Insights into emerging information systems (technology perspective)   
3. Global knowledge management  Process-oriented KM, crowdsourcing... (management perspectives on information systems)   
4. Outsourcing global information systems  Networks and internationalization (Internationalization perspectives on information systems)   
5. International assignment as a team work  Insights to working on open-ended problems. Groups select a topic they of their own choosing.    

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
TLO-35306 Global Information Systems Management, 4 cr TLO-35307 Emerging Technology Adoption and Use, 5 cr  

Updated by: Ojanen Sonja, 09.03.2018