Provides a managerial approach to the use of information and information systems in organisations. Students are introduced to the use of information and information systems as a means of achieving competitive advantage and for improving efficiency and effectiveness in business processes and managerial decision-making. Students learn to manage information as one of the key resources of an organisation by planning, developing, implementing and evaluating information systems from a managerial perspective, taking into account social, ethical and global factors.
- Overview and foundation: Information and information systems in organisations
- Information systems for competitive advantages
- Information systems planning (including information systems project selection and evaluation)
- Developing and implementing information systems
- Information systems infrastructure management: hardware, software and networks (covering cloud computing and other latest developments)
- Data resource management
- Information systems for business operations (internal and external relations)
- Information systems for decision support (including business intelligence), collaboration and knowledge management
- Security, ethical and global implications of information systems
- Challenges/issues, trends and future directions
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||analyse the contemporary information systems landscape that is available for organisational operational efficiency and innovation|
|2||develop information systems centric strategies that organisations could employ to achieve sustainable competitive advantage, strategy, decision-making and digital innovation|
|3||analyse trends, developments and critical issues of information systems|
|4||develop management considerations and scope operations to implement information system in various organisations|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- analyse the contemporary information systems landscape that is available for organisational operational efficiency and innovation
- develop information systems centric strategies that organisations could employ to achieve sustainable competitive advantage, strategy, decision-making and digital innovation
- analyse trends, developments and critical issues of information systems
- develop management considerations and scope operations to implement information system in various organisations
Prescribed Learning Resources
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Teaching and assessment
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