IT managers are 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. The scope of an IT manager's responsibilities varies. In some cases, the focus is solely on computer networks. In other cases, the focus can be on managing telecommunications systems and other electronic support systems related to the company operations.
Typically, IT managers have a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information science, or a related field, and relevant work experience. Some IT managers also have a graduate degree. IT managers need strong problem-solving and project management skills.