INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Information Technology PhD
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 667 IT Governance Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 7.5 3 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Kemal Hajdarević, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kemal Hajdarević, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
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COURSE OBJECTIVE
- Introduce computer and network security concepts.
- Introduce confidentiality, integrity and availability
- Develop some general design decisions that should be made when constructing secure systems
- Develop basic application of information security concepts.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to IT governance
  2. Overwiev of Information Security standards - ISO 27000 series of standards (27001, 27002, 27003, 27004, 27005)
  3. Information Technology Service management ISO 20000-1 and ISO 20000-2
  4. Business Continuity and BS 25999-1 and BS 25999-2
  5. Disaster Recovery
  6. ITIL
  7. COBIT
  8. Project implementation (ISO 10006 and ISO 27003)
  9. Risk Managament (ISO 27005)
  10. Application and Network Security and security testing
  11. Specific Requirements and Controls Implementation (ISO 27002)
  12. Operational and Security Incident managament
  13. Perforamnce Measurement and Metrics (ISO 27004)
  14. Audit (ISO 19011) and Plan- Do-Check-Act impovement cyclus

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project130
    Midterm Exam(s)30
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Knowledge of the underlying concepts and principles of IT governance in which leadership accomplishes the delivery of mission-critical business capability using Information Technology strategy, goals, and objectives
    • Define hoe IT governance is concerned with the strategic alignment between the goals and objectives of the business and the utilization of its IT resources to effectively achieve the desired results
    • Define various methodologies and standards which will help to govern IT using best practices and standards.
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • International IT Governance: Alan Calder & Steve Watkins, Koganb Page, 206

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination7.50
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0