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Telecommunications and Information
Resource Management 2005


Telecommunications and Information Resource Management (TIRM) Graduate Certificate Program, University of Hawaii at Manoa

tirm_classroomDESCRIPTION: The Telecommunications and Information Resource Management (TIRM) Graduate Certificate Program is a ten-month program consists of five-graduate courses.

This Program provides professionals with updated knowledge, skills and abilities for managing telecommunication networks, services, and other information resources.



It is offered in an accelerated format for working professional and students to gain skills and develop understanding in:

  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Information Resource Policy, Planning and Management; and
  • ICT Development and Services

  • The curriculum incorporates a comprehensive exploration of the breadth and depth of ICT and information resource policy, planning, technology systems, regulation, and management. The course activities and projects build on participantsí professional background, experiences and ICT related interests. Although the program is not designed to develop highly specialized technical skills, technical professionals benefit from the TIRM Program by expanding their understanding of broader policy, program, and management issues in the field.

    Prospective Candidates in the Pacific Islands Region
    The TIRM courses are delivered in asynchronous and synchronous modes using interactive video teleconferencing, video streaming, and the Internet.

    The hybrid courses enable flexibility for participants to attend class on-campus or from remote locations, including various sites in the Pacific Islands region. Students participating from remote locations require a H.323 video teleconferencing system. All participants require an Internet connection for access to on-line course materials.

    The TIRM Program is particularly suitable for professionals or students with experience and/or current responsibilities in communication and information technologies and services and have shown leadership or leadership potential in the management of communication and information resources.

    For more Information: Please visit the TIRM Web site at www.tirm.tipg.net or call (808) 956-2895 for updated information on admission to the Program, course schedule, tuition and fees, and other useful information.

    The Telecommunication and Information Resource Management (TIRM) Graduate Certificate Program is offered by the University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UHM) Graduate Division, the College of Social Sciences (CSS), UHM Outreach College, the School of Communications, and the Telecommunications and Information Policy Group (TIPG) of the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI).

    PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS: Norman H. Okamura, Christina Higa
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