BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAM IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (ITM)

The ZUMS Information Technology Management (ITM) is a very unique program among the universities in Bangladesh. ZUMS is the next generationinstitution that incorporates scientific management principles into all of its academic programs. It emphasizes knowledge creation through research and development. It also teaches industry oriented courses and maintains close liaison with companies to prepare its graduates for immediate employment. This ITM program is an optimal fit for the ZUMS aim of developing industry-ready human resources. These ITM graduates can explore jobs both at home and abroad in the rapidly growing ITindustry

The ITM curriculum is a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical applications such as projects and laboratory activities. Students will continue to learn while working on hands-on projects in the curriculum. The program is designed to deepen the knowledge in the following major categories:

  • Students' understanding of new and emerging information technologies,
  • The application and integration of these technologies, and
  • The administrative practices that are employed to effectively manage these technologies.
  • A very important feature of this program is the small class size for more individualized attention and learning paths.

    Get prepared to excel in the dynamic field of information technology with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Information Technology Management from ZNRF University of Management Sciences. Here, you'll be prepared with the right mix of theory and practical knowledge across a wide range of relevant topic areas

    B.Sc. in ITM degree produces graduates, who will be readily employable in IT firms and other industries that require IT services in a range of roles. Some of the entry level job opportunities are in the following areas:

  • Data Analysis
  • Data Engineering
  • Mobile Application and UI Development
  • Systems and Cloud Administration
  • ITProject Management
  • STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOME

    The students of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management program should be able to:

  • Assist and work in data analysis, data management, data modeling under the supervision of a senior data analyst, data engineer and data scientist.
  • Assist and work in database applications under the supervision of a senior database application developer
  • Assist and work in software development / software engineering profession in the full SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) under the supervision of a senior software engineer.
  • Assist and work in mobile application development, front-end user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) development under the supervision of a senior mobile apps developer, UI designer, and UX expert.
  • Assist and work in network and cloud systems administration under the supervision of a senior network and cloud systems administrator.
  • Assist and work in project planning, initiation, and full project lifecycle management under the supervision of a project manager
  • CERTIFICATIONS

    In addition to providing a solid academic background, the coursework can prepare the ITM students enrolled in this B.Sc. in ITM program, for some globally significant industry certification exams. Some notable ones are: Microsoft Certified System Engineer, Microsoft Certified Technology Special ist, Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, Linux+, Oracle Certified Database Administrator, Web Development Certification, Offensive Security Certified Professional, Graphic Design Specialization Certification, Advanced Certifications in Cloud Computing.

    We want to help motivated students achieve their personal and academic goals by supporting their study at ZUMS.
    To achieve this, we're offering an award where eligible recipients will be offered a large percentage of tuition fee contribution for the duration of their bachelor's degree program. Contact us to find out if you're eligible.

    Program Requirements

    The Bachelor Degree in ITM consists of foundation courses, university core courses, general education courses, school required courses, ITM major required courses (core and elective courses), IT project work, and a Dissertation. Each student is required to successfully complete 147 credit hours to graduate.

    Bachelor of Science (Information Technology Management)
    The units required for the B. Sc. degree in Information Technology Management (ITM) are:
    Areas No. of Courses Credit Hours
    A.Foundation Courses 4 12
    B. University Core Courses 4 12
    C. General Education 5 15
    D. School Required Courses) 8 24
    E (1).Program Requirements (Compulsory Courses) 16 60
    E (2). Program Requirements (Elective Courses) 5 15
    F. Project and Dissertation 1 6
    G. Internship 1 3
    H. Community Service (Compulsory) - Non-Credit
    I. Career Preparation & Enrichment Workshops (Compulsory) - Non-Credit
    Total 44 147

    A. Foundation Courses: 4 Courses, 12 Credits

    • 1 Writing and Reasoning (3 credits)
    • 2 Introductory Economics (3 credits)
    • 3 Calculus (3 credits)
    • 4 History of the Liberation War and Emergence of Bangladesh (3 credits)

    B. University Core Courses: 4 Courses, 12 Credits

    • 1 Business, Government and Society (3 credits)
    • 2 Ethics and Social Responsibility (3 credits)
    • 3 Leadership and Team Building (3 credits)
    • 4 Analytical Skills and Creative Thinking (3 credits)

    C. General Education (Elective Courses): Any 5 Courses, 15 Credits

    • 1 English Composition (3 credits)
    • 2 Technical Communication (3 credits)
    • 3 Basic Statistics (3 credits)
    • 4 Bangla Bhasha (3 credits)
    • 5 Bangladesh Studies (3 credits)
    • 6 Economics of Globalization (3 credits)
    • 7 Energy, Environment, and Society (3 credits)
    • 8 Public Speaking (3 credits)
    • 9 Introduction to Environmental Management (3 credits)
    • 10 Free Elective (3 credits)

    D. School Required Courses: 8 courses (24 Credits)

    • 1 Engineering Management (3 credits)
    • 2 Digital Logic Design (3 credits)
    • 3 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics (3 credits)
    • 4 Method of Integration, Differential Equations, and Series (3 credits)
    • 5 Linear Algebra (3 credits)
    • 6 Multivariable Calculus (3 credits)
    • 7 General Physics (3 credits)
    • 8 Engineering Graphics and Introduction to CAD (3 credits)

    E (1). ITM Program Requirements (Compulsory): 16 courses (60 credits)

    • 1 Introduction to Information Technology as a Profession (3 credits)
    • 2 Operating System (5 credits)
    • 3 Introduction to Software Development (4 credits)
    • 4 Introduction to Systems Software Programming (4 credits)
    • 5 Fundamentals of Web Development (4 credits)
    • 6 Human-Computer Interaction and Web Design (3 credits)
    • 7 Intermediate Software Development (4 credits)
    • 8 Data Modeling and Applications (4 credits)
    • 9 Project Management for Information Technology and Management (3 credits)
    • 10 Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet (4 credits)
    • 11 Cyber Security Technologies (3 credits)
    • 12 System Integration (3 credits)
    • 13 Network Administration and Operations (4 credits)
    • 14 Cyber Security Management (3 credits)
    • 15 Advanced Software Development (4 credits)
    • 16 System Analysis and Design (5 credits)

    E(2). ITM Program Requirements (Elective): Any 5 Courses (15 Credits)

    • 1 Advanced Project Management (3 credits)
    • 2 Advanced Database Management (3 credits)
    • 3 Fundamentals of Management for Technology Professional (3 credits)
    • 4 Database Security (3 credits)
    • 5 Operating System Security (3 credits)
    • 6 Telecommunications Over Data Networks (3 credits)
    • 7 Enterprise Server Administration (3 credits)
    • 8 Enterprise End-User System Administration (3 credits)
    • 9 Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Management (3 credits)

    F. Project and Dissertation (6 credits)

    At the beginning of the Second Semester of Year 3, students on the program will be invited to identify their topic of Research Project for preparation and submission of a Dissertation within one week of the end of the final examination week at the end of Year 4. At this time, the student's proposed supervisor will be identified. The supervisor will guide the student via one-on-one or small group tutorial programs focusing on critical theories and related matters in order to equip students with the conceptual and critical tools that will enable them to work on the research project. Towards the end of the Second Semester of Year 3, arrangements will be made for organizing dissertation workshops in which the students will present their proposed topic, research question, critical approach, and primary material

    G. Internship (3 credits)

    This is a mandatory requirement for graduation from the University. Participation in this program should be planned well in advance so that this requirement can be completed by the student at any time before graduation. Usually the students take part in this program during vacation periods in the third and/or fourth year of study. The minimum duration of internship is 12 weeks under supervision of an appropriate qualified person. The internship work may be extended up to six months with permission of the designated faculty member.

    H. Community Service (Non-Credit)

    This is a non-credit requirement for graduation at the University. A student must provide community service for at least two weeks at any time during the final year of bachelor's studies,

    I. CAREER PREPARATION & ENRICHMENT (Non-Credit)

    All undergraduates are required to participate in a series of Career Preparation & Enrichment workshops to prepare themselves for job applications and necessary skills for future career success. We will help you identify your unique strengths, interests, and goals through workshops, small groups, and one on-one discussion. The objective is to help you to enhance your employability in national and international organizations.

    UNDERGRADUATE ADVISING

    We consider student advising as the dynamic relationship between a student and adviser. Under the advising program at ZUMS, students receive comprehensive academic guidance across all four years of the undergraduate career. The advising work includes assistance in identifying research opportunities, civic engagement programs, and other resources to support a student on his/her educational journey

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