- Code INFS8205
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Accounting & Business Info Syst
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Information Systems
- Areas of interest Business Information Systems
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Nigel Martin
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2014
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This course approaches information systems from the executive and operational management perspective. It assumes a familiarity with the fundamentals of business and information systems from a technological point of view, as would be covered in a foundation course in this area. The emphasis of the course will be on understanding concepts, characteristics and factors, particularly from technological and non-technological perspectives, that are likely to impact the effectiveness and success of information systems in business environments. The aim of the course is therefore to provide students with a balanced view and deeper understanding of developing information systems strategy and managing information systems from organisational and technical perspectives so that they have a theoretically sound, but nevertheless practically oriented foundation, from which to successfully tackle information systems projects, initiatives and implementations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
- Operationally manage and coordinate IT systems within small, medium and large corporate enterprises
- Develop, implement and coordinate IT systems strategies and plans within small, medium and large corporate enterprises
- Resource, finance, plan and control corporate IT systems
Students do nothave to memorise or ‘rote learn’ any aspects or concepts related to this course. The emphasis is on student learning and students ‘taking responsibility’ for their own deeper learning behaviours.
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- Student Learning Journal 1 20%
- Student Learning Journal 2 20%
- Course Project 60%
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completling the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3439||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|