ECTS - IT Strategy Planning and Governance

IT Strategy Planning and Governance (ISE511) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
IT Strategy Planning and Governance ISE511 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to cover all aspects of establishing, marinating, growing and sustaining an IT system and executing within a governance model.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe an integrated IT governance framework and the related industry standards, guidelines and frameworks
  • Illustrate IT strategy and plan development frameworks
  • Explain key leadership, people and soft skills and competencies required for success
  • Prepare IT strategic plan for an organization
  • Conduct SWOT analyses and program evaluations
Course Content The IT strategic planning process; structuring the strategic planning process, analyzing the business environment; identifying the mission and competencies of your organization; assigning value and weight to enterprise objectives; reviewing established IT portfolios; measuring your IT governance maturity; aligning IT to your business objectives, de

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to IT/Business alignment, planning, execution, and governance Chapter 1
2 Introduction to IT/Business alignment, planning, execution, and governance Chapter 1
3 Overview of comprehensive IT governance framework Chapter 2
4 Introduction to Strategic Planning Chapter 1 in reference textbook 1.
5 Business and IT alignment and Strategic Planning Chapter 3
6 Set up the strategic planning Chapter 2 in other sources 1.
7 Set up the strategic planning Chapter 2 in other sources 1.
8 Principles for managing successful organizational change Chapter 4
9 Program and project management Chapter 5
10 IT service management Chapter 6
11 Strategic sourcing and outsourcing Chapter 7
12 Case Studies Chapter 7
13 Performance management, management controls and risk management Chapter 8
14 Project presentations Project presentations
15 Final Examination Period Review of topics
16 Final Examination Period Review of topics


Course Book 1. Selig, Gad J., Implementing IT Governance – A Practical Guide to World Class IT Management, Van Haren Publishing, 2008
Other Sources 2. M. Allison, J. Kaye, Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations: A Practical Guide and Workbook (Nonprofit Law, Finance, and Management Series), Wiley, 1997.
3. Using Current and Emerging Industry Best Practices, Van Haren Publishing Company, Holland, 2008.
4. Selig, Gad J. IT Strategy and Governance PowerPoint Workbook, GPS Group, Inc., Fd., CT, 2007-8.
5. P. Weill & J. W. Ross, IT Governance – How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Rights for
6. Superior Results, Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA, 2004.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 10
Presentation - -
Project 1 20
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to apply knowledge on Mathematics, Science and Engineering to advanced systems.
2 Implementing long-term research and development studies in major areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
3 Ability to use modern engineering tools, techniques and facilities in design and other engineering applications.
4 Graduating researchers active on innovation and entrepreneurship.
5 Ability to report and present research results effectively.
6 Increasing the performance on accessing information resources and on following recent developments in science and technology.
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
8 Increasing the performance on effective communications in both Turkish and English.
9 Increasing the performance on project management.
10 Ability to work successfully at project teams in interdisciplinary fields.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 5 80
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 20 20
Homework Assignments 2 15 30
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 180