ITM6400EN - Knowledge Management and Information Services

Course description

Students will explore various theories, principles and practices with technical and social relationships, methods and strategies. Topics for this course will include: data and information management, communication and technologies in management and services, research methods and concepts in technologies and information services.

How this course benefits students

According to, the job outlook for the IT field will rise in the future and states, “Job growth is estimated at 53 percent by 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Salaries in many IT jobs are expected to climb by 4 to 6 percent” (, 2015).

Why this course is important

Students will be challenged in this course to examine scholarly research and collaborate with peers with weekly discussions and challenging projects and assignments. Students will follow the path set forth by God as they plan for entering the workforce, volunteer or missions work.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Information Technology Management
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

This course will serve students with a biblical worldview and focus on the scripture from Psalm 119:66 “Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I trust your commands.”

Missionally driven

This course will challenge students to explore beyond the classroom and take what they have learned seeking what God has planned for them in missions, volunteer work, or careers. The skills learned in this course will help prepare students for what they decide to do later in life.

Contextually informed

This course is contextually sound where students will be challenged by distinguished professors and encouraged to collaborate with their peers engaging in meaningful discussions. Students will gain the skills needed to apply them to real world IT related situations both in and out of class.

Interculturally focused

This course offers students the cultural and diverse exposure with various experiences and opportunities. Students will also be exposed to various cultures when they leave they enter the workforce. Students are not limited and can go beyond their own community when sharing their skills and knowledge. They can share their skills worldwide while pursuing career and missions opportunities.

Practically minded

This course provides practical research, projects, etc. where students will gain much knowledge and skills. Students will apply the practical skills learned in this course, which will allow students to advance their knowledge in their management and information services skills.

Experientially transformed

This course provides experiential learning for students, which offers students with opportunities to collaborate and apply these skills to real world situations. Gathering experiential data from this course allows student to go beyond the course and excel in areas in the IT field along with volunteer and mission opportunities.