This course discusses the philosophical basis for technology usage in various educational leadership settings to enhance organizationally effectiveness, a survey of contemporary technologies appropriate to most organizational settings and cost-benefit analysis of various systems; development of a technology plan for leadership. Ethics of technology usage.  A practical approach to the use and management of technological utilization in educational institutions will be emphasized.

This course is designed to help educational leaders learn how to apply information systems in reconfiguring organizations and extended enterprise through the application of the internet and other information technologies for better decision-making and for gaining a competitive advantage.  The course also addresses some ethical issues created by the overwhelming influence of IT in every aspect of people’s lives including business, and educational and social transactions.