Course: IS 657. IS Governance and Risk Management (3)
Prerequisite: IS 530 or IS 628. Provides an overview of information systems (IS) governance and information risk management. The course stresses the importance of the alignment of IS governance to business objectives and the role of IS in achievement of organizational strategy. Topics discussed include contemporary compliance initiatives; strategic IS decision making; IS performance assessment, control structure and accountability; IS project management; IS policy definition and enforcement; risk analysis and mitigation; and IS security management (i.e., security planning, policy and controls). Established frameworks and standards for IS governance and control are discussed.