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Professional Organizations and Associations
Professional organizations and associations are another important part of your network. You may already be a member of one or more organizations, but are those the best organizations for you now that you are pursuing a Doctorate in Information technology degree and may be intent on moving to the next level in your career- While an organization centered on day-to-day, hands-on technical topics still may be useful to you, you might consider joining an organization centered on more managerial topics and executive-level members.
This Assignment asks you to analyze professional organizations to find the best fit for you as an IT leader. During this Assignment, you might find professional organizations that you would like to join. Now is an excellent time to join because most professional organizations offer a lower-cost student membership and have a large number of resources that you might find useful throughout your DIT program. -Note- You are not required to join an organization for this Assignment.-
Write and submit a 3- to 5-page paper in which you address the following-
Describe any professional organizations to which you currently belong or with which you are associated. If you do not belong to any organizations, select two that are appropriate for your current role.
- Explain how these organizations can benefit you.
- Explain elements or attributes of these organizations that appeal to you most and you find the most useful.
- For one of your chosen organizations, explain which elements or attributes are geared toward IT leaders.
- Identify other professional organizations that are geared toward IT leaders that you should begin considering now to help you reach the next level in your career.