Global companies in every industry today rely on large-scale information systems to conduct their business - whether that business is banking, entertainment, insurance, medical social development, or retail. In addition to supporting business operations, large-scale information systems are the backbone of all user information technology. Because these technologies are so universal, students from all majors can benefit from enrolling in this 18-credit minor. See the GET Undergraduate Minor courses offered during the current academic year here.
More than an internship, the GET Immersion Experience (IE) is the intersection between learning and doing. A blend of coursework with an internship, students learn first hand about IT-enabled innovation, organizational dynamics, and effective communication - as well asthe specififc skills needed to succeed in their project assignments. Being an Immersion Experience Intern provides you with the chance to gain more real-world work experience than a typical internship because of its extended length, six months.
EuroTech and AsiaTech are separate study abroad seminars that explore organizations in Europe and Asia through the lens of Global Enterprise Technology. The innovative use of information technology is a key element of success in the global economy. How organizations use information technology to address global technology challenges will be explored. These courses provide the opportunity to see those technology-enabled solutions in action at some of the most successful organizations in the world. Students will have free time to explore each city on their own, as well as visit cultural attractions as a group
Beyond undergraduate studies, the CAS in Global Enterprise Technology was designed as an interdisciplinary program to help students understand the origins and purposes of organizational strategies as they are applied in the form of systems and operations within the global enterprise. The program also helps students think critically about the challenges of scale, global diversity, cultural context, and market influence on enterprise systesms and operations within large-scale organizations. A customizable program, elective tracks include courses from the School of Information Studies, the Whitman School of Management and the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science.