Business Technology Management

If you’re interested in computers and management, this option could be a great fit. It provides an overview of the information systems area, with hands on lab experience. 

Am I the right fit for this option?

If you are technically savvy, detail-oriented, with creative problem-solving and analytical skills, chances are you’ll find that the Business Technology Management (BTM) option will lead you to your ideal career.

Business Technology Management option course requirements

Year 2
COMM 2051Introduction to Management Information Systems
1 If you take COMM 205 (formerly COMM 391) in Year 3 Term 1, then you must complete COMM 335 and COMM 438 in Term 2 of Year 3. COMM 436, COMM 437,and COMM 439 would be taken in Year 4. 
Year 3
COMM 335Information Systems Technology & Development (Term 1) 
Three credits from the following courses:
COMM 436Information Systems Analysis and Design (Term 2) 
COMM 4372Database Technology (Term 2) 
COMM 438Management of Information Systems (Term 1 or 2) 
2 Credit will only be given for one of COMM 437 and CPSC 304.
Year 3 or 4
COMM 439Business Telecommunications
Six credits from COMM 436, COMM 437, COMM 4383
3 Whichever courses not taken in Year 3.

Other BTM courses which may be taken as electives

COMM 3364Introduction to Digital Business 
COMM 337Business Programming and Analytics
COMM 456 Information Technology Risks, Protection and Audit 
COMM 486NCIO Strategies 
4 Prior to 2018W, COMM 336 was titled Introduction to e-Business.
Note: Not all of the above elective BTM courses are offered every year.

Careers in Business Technology Management

Being able to leverage technologies to meet and predict the changing needs of customers is pivotal to succeeding in today’s competitive business environment. This option gives you the best of both worlds – a business background and knowledge in information systems, project management, IT consulting and more.


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