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Software & Information Management Concentration

Business AdministrationSoftware & Information Management Concentration

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Start Date:
2 Years
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September 2019
Campus/Location DeliveryIn-class – Complete your program through courses that are held at a campus.

Online – All program courses are delivered online.

Blended – Complete your program through a combination of online and in-class courses (some courses are delivered 100% online). In-class courses are held at a campus.

Collaborative – program is delivered virtually on campus
Ivany Campus • Dartmouth Full time • In-class

Concentration Overview

The Software & Information Management concentration is a second year option of the Business Administration diploma program.

Technology, information and management are exciting fields covered in this concentration.

In this program, you:

  • Develop skills in project management and advanced software applications.
  • Get an introduction to managing content in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) environment.
  • Learn to apply managerial skills to coordinate business activities, manage the records life-cycle and access of information in a business environment, support decision-making processes using technical skills and develop creative problem-solving methods to support effective business decisions.
  • Focus on the protection, processing, analysis of data, and other business initiatives.

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Admission Requirements

  • Successful completion of Business Administration – Year 1 or Advanced Standing.
  • Advanced Standing – To be considered, you must apply to and meet the Admission Requirements for the Business Administration program. Advanced Standing is based on academic credits (certificate/diploma/degree) completed from a recognized public institution within the past ten years that meet the Academic Requirements of the full first year of the program. Advanced Standing is subject to seat availability.

Choose NSCC

  • You experience practical, hands-on learning.
  • You gain valuable work experience during a work term, where you apply your skills and knowledge in a real-world setting, on real industry projects.
  • Continue your studies at university. This program includes courses that count towards a university degree. Find out more.

Employment Opportunities

  • The skills you develop are needed in all types of organizations in both the public and private sector. You can work in any organization that needs to manage its information effectively.
  • Graduates may find opportunities as database development and support personnel, user support personnel, information management specialists, project coordinators, business process & strategy consultants, business systems coordinators or systems analysts.

Other Info

  • This concentration is available for part-time study. There is the option to complete the concentration in-class or through a combination of courses delivered in-class and online.

Courses May Include

Course descriptions
Code Course
BUSI 3005   Contemporary Business Issues
COMM 2215   Communications - Workplace Applications
COMP 3105   Introduction to Enterprise Systems
COMP 3106   Database II
COMP 3111   Spreadsheets II
COMP 3125   Word Processing II
COMP 4102   Applied Software Integration
INFM 2005   Records Management
INFM 4995   Work Experience
    Directed elective course requirement. Two units/credits.
    In addition to their required courses, learners will complete two (2) units (120 hours) of open elective credit that are consistent with the goals outlined in their portfolios.

Additional Graduation Requirements

Portfolio Development

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