Courses Catalogue

E-services

COURSE CODE: ITE 1103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Information Technology, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Indicative content

1.    Introduction to e-services

4 Hours

2.    Challenges and opportunities for ICTs in developing countries

8 Hours

3.    Information Technology for e-Government Applications

a)    Techniques and Tools for Transactions and Data Exchange

b)    GIS Applications

8 Hours

4.    E-Governance systems

a)    Growth and ICTs

b)    Education and ICTs

c)    Health and ICTs

8 Hours

5.    E-Health Systems

a)    Mobile Applications for Health Professionals

b)    Mobile data collection systems

8 Hours

6.    Privacy and Security Issues

a)    Information security management

8 Hours

7.    IT Management for Governments and Non-profits

a)    Organizational structures in e-government

b)    Trends in outsourcing

c)    Use of open source applications in government

8 Hours

8.    Case Study on a model ICT for development projects

8 Hours

 

Study Materials

Relevant textbooks, power point slides, a projector, laptop and teaching aids necessary.

Mode of Delivery

  1. Lectures
  2. Practical Assignments
  3. Group discussions