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The IRM Curriculum Model: An International Curriculum Model for a 4-Year Undergraduate Program

The IRM Curriculum Model: An International Curriculum Model for a 4-Year Undergraduate Program
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Author(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Penn State University at Harrisburg, USA) and Deborah Greenawalt (Penn State University at Harrisburg, USA)
Copyright: 1997
Volume: 10
Issue: 2
Pages: 19
Source title: Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ)
Editor(s)-in-Chief: George Kelley (University of Massachusetts, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/irmj.1997040101

Abstract

In modern organizations, information resources are now recognized as the single most important asset of the organization and requires effective management that is highly trained and educated in information resources management. An international state-of-the-art information resources management curriculum for a four-year undergraduate level program is detailed in this document. The intention of this curriculum is to prepare students to understand the concepts of information resources management and technologies, methods, and management procedures to collect, analyze and disseminate information throughout organizations in order to remain competitive in the global business world. Core course descriptions, rationales, and objectives are outlined. Specific course topics and the percentage of emphasis are also included. The proposed IRM Curriculum Model should be considered as a general generic framework for customizing a specific curriculum in light of local needs and requirements.

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