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The overall learning objective of this paper “To develop an understanding of Information technology as a key enabler and facilitator of implementing Information systems in enterprises and their impact on business processes and controls” has been kept in mind while developing the material. The learning objectives are translated into a set of task statements. which outline what the students should learn to do”. The task statements are linked to a set of knowledge statements, which outline what they should “know’ to be able to
perform the tasks. All these together have been used to develop the topics, which provide detailed contents with a logical flow.

Thus, strategic management is important for Chartered Accountants. With the changing scope of the chartered accountancy profession and the multifarious nature of the work profile of professionals, the students need to learn newer and different concepts and acquire multidimensional skills. With this focus, the subject of strategic management has been included in the education and training of chartered accountancy. Chartered Accountants who are expected to reach high in the corporate ladder need to be sound, in the concepts and principles of strategic management.

DURATION: 70 HRS

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

STUDY MATERIAL INCLUDE: STUDY MATERIAL + REVISION LECTURES +EDP AUDIT + SET OF BOOKS + QUESTION BANK

SKU: ITSM01 Category:

CURRICULUM -IT

BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT & IT

Introduces the concept of Business Process Management (BPM) and Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR) in bringing about integration and significant improvement in business processes. Impact of IT on business processes, its risks and benefits are also discussed in this chapter. Further, it provides an insight to the different mapping systems like Entity Diagrams, DFDs, Decision Trees and some more.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND IT FUNDAMENTALS 

Includes the discussion on the relevance of auditing in Business Processes, the phases of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and overview of Information Systems layers. Overview of the latest technological devices and popular computing models and architectures are also focused here.

TELECOMMUNICATION AND NETWORKS

Deals with the topics on fundamentals, components and functioning of Telecommunication systems, different types of networks and their architectures. Afterward, the chapter provides an insight into the working of the internet and its different technologies.

BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Comprehensively converses in detail various types of Business Information Systems at different levels of an organization. Further, the students are also introduced with some specialized systems like Core Banking system, CRM, ERP, CBS etc. used worldwide. Business reporting through IT and organizational roles and importance of access controls are outlined in this chapter for the sake of clarity of students of the concept.

BUSINESS PROCESS AUTOMATION THROUGH APPLICATION SOFTWARE

Highlights various aspects pertaining to business process automation through application software. Emerging concepts in the field of IT like virtualization, Grid computing, cloud delivery model etc. are also covered in this chapter.

CURRICULUM -SM

BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

General Environment ─ Demographic, Socio-cultural, Macro-economic, Legal/political, Technological, and Global; Competitive Environment.

BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Meaning and nature; Strategic management imperative; Vision, Mission and Objectives; Strategic levels in organizations.

STRATEGIC ANALYSIS 

Situational Analysis – SWOT Analysis, TOWS Matrix, Portfolio Analysis ─ BCG Matrix.

STRATEGIC PLANNING 

Meaning, stages, alternatives, strategy formulation.

FORMULATION OF FUNCTIONAL STRATEGY

Marketing strategy, Financial strategy, Production strategy, Logistics strategy, Human resource strategy.

STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION AND CONTROL 

Organizational structures; Establishing strategic business units; Establishing profit centers by business, product or service, market segment or customer; Leadership and behavioral challenges.

REACHING STRATEGIC EDGE 
Business Process Reengineering, Benchmarking, Total Quality Management, Six Sigma, Contemporary Strategic Issues.

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