NCSU Teams with IBM to Develop New Academic Discipline for Services Economy
NC State, whose motto is 'Innovation in Action,' will be the first research university in the
The new program draws on research and teaching in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, business strategy, and management sciences to help students develop the skills required in a technology-based, services-led economy.
Dr. Harry Perros, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of computer science, and program coordinator of the MS degree in computer networks at NC State, is among a team of faculty members from the management and engineering colleges which developed five new services-related courses that will be added to the graduate-level studies in SSME and Master of Science in Computer Networking (MSCN) programs.
Graduates from both programs will have master's-level expertise in business processes, business strategy, information technology, and management of people in the workforce. Both colleges will be admitting students for the new curriculum in fall 2006.
See the NC State News Release here for more details on the program.
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