IT Management

IT Management

IT Management is responsible for coordinating, planning, and leading computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the IT needs of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to fulfill the organization’s information systems requirements. They manage teams and budgets and set strategy for the IT department.

Job Examples:

  • IT Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Vice President of IT
  • Director of IT

Skills include:

  • Collaborative
  • Leads others
  • Likes to make decisions
  • Enjoys solving problems
  • This role typically requires significant experience beyond a college degree.


Typically starts around $60,000 and increases up to $180,000+.


Every company (large and small) needs a leadership team. As the number of leadership positions is smaller than that of line workers, there will generally be fewer opportunities at this level.

IT Management

Educational Pathway Options

Training Courses/Boot Camp Productivity Tools Collection (New Horizons)
Pathway Certificate IT Manager Certificate (New Horizons)
Technical Diploma
Associate Degree
Bachelor’s Degree BBA Information Systems (UWO)
Transfer Agreement
Master’s Degree MS IT Management (UWO)