Information and Technology Management (BCom)

  • Avenue into information technology management.
  • Prepares students to manage information technology in organisations.
  • Multiple employment opportunities for students coming straight out of school.

3 Years
NQF Level 7
360 credits
Supported distance learning

About The BCom Information and Technology Management

The Bachelor of Commerce in Information and Technology Management from MANCOSA is a popular and much-sought-after undergraduate programme. and develops applied competence in analysing, interpreting and applying information technology (IT) management principles and methods. It further develops the intellectual, research, and professional skills of the student.

Information technology presently is one of the fastest-growing industries creating significant career opportunities for students. The aim of the programme is to create graduates who are able to offer and manage business solutions, demonstrate skills and knowledge in both business and information technology domains and management thereof. Students are exposed to the design and development of systems and engage in solving real-life problems, implement and continually adapt these systems to changing organisational needs.


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Who Should Attend

  • School leavers who wish to pursue a career in information management in both private and public sectors.
  • Those who wish to pursue a career of service information consultants.
  • Managers requiring the skill to manage, analyse and interpret information for better decision-making.
  • Manage projects within optimal time and budget constraints.

Career Opportunities

BCom Information and Technology Management

  • IT Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Network Manager
  • IT Infrastructure Developer
  • System Analyst

Entry Requirements

3 Main 1 Sub / 2 Main 2 Sub / 3 Main (LGCE)


Knowledge Check Questions (KCQs), Short Essay
Examinations and Capstone Project

Programme Structure

Duration: 3 years

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Economics 1A
  • Informatics 1A
  • Analytical Techniques 1T

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Functional Areas of Management
  • Economics 1B
  • Informatics 1B
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Informatics 2A
  • Information and Technology Management 2A
  • Management Accounting
  • Principles of Project Management

Semester 2

  • Informatics 2B
  • Information and Technology Management 2B
  • Information Systems
  • Advanced Business Statistics

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Informatics 3A
  • Information and Technology Management 3A
  • Auditing 
  • System Analysis and Design 

Semester 2

  • Informatics 3B
  • Information and Technology Management 3B
  • Capstone Project

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the BCom Information and Technology Management, the student should be able to:

  • Use appropriate research methods / techniques to develop solutions to problems.
  • Analyse the importance of information technology and information management in contemporary organisations.
  • Evaluate the best approach for risk analysis standards and best practices that can be applied.
  • Apply Strategy Maps to the organisational vision to derive the organisational strategies and business objectives.
  • Develop a policy framework on information technology asset security and the management of information technology security.
  • Analyse future trends within the IT industry and select trends to suit organisations.
  • Explain the impact of new technologies on the IT governance framework and the process for implementing a project management methodology.
  • Differentiate between various architectural styles and choosing an architectural style within an organisation.
  • Explain the impact and consequences of designing IT systems within isolation of the other business.
  • Align business and technology through service-oriented design.

Student Support

The BCom Information and Technology Management is delivered through online learning and digital support.

The guide includes:

  • Compulsory readings
  • Self-study activities
  • Tutorial Letters
  • Assessment Exercises

In addition, students have access to:

  • Online Journals
  • Past examination papers
  • Supplementary learning materials available

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