- Code INFS8004
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Management
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Information Systems
- Areas of interest Business Information Systems
This course builds on the material introduced in INFS7040 Electronic Commerce for Managers by covering the strategic architecting, development and use of Business IT systems and processes in organisations and business enterprises. Topical issues such as the organizational enterprise architecture and business process management implications raised by e-commerce/e-business/e-government, trust in the enterprise environment, supply chain and customer relationship management systems, legacy information systems integration, data and content management, business analysis, requirements engineering and systems realisation and managerial implementation (including executive judgement) are also covered in the course. An in-depth course project is required as part of the assessment.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- define concepts, theories and processes principles in enterprise systems;
- demonstrate a critical understanding of enterprise systems and processes theories and current qualityresearch associated with the specific topics covered in this course;
- apply evidence-based best practice enterprise systems and processes analysis;
- analyse internal and external dimensions of enterprise systems by using appropriate theories, modelsexamples and personalisations;
- communicate effectively in oral and written forms about enterprise systems and processes principles,concepts and theories, and their application using appropriate comparisons, logic, arguments and reflections.
- undertake an applied enterprise systems and processes research project.
- Two-part (Formative & Summative) Assignment 40% (40) [LO null]
- Enterprise Systems and Technology Integration Project 60% (60) [LO null]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing 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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsReynolds, G. 2015. Information Technology for Managers, Cengage (selected e-chapters)
Reynolds, G. 2011, IT for Managers, Ed. 1, Chapter 8 - Enterprise Resource Planning (handout)
Reynolds, G. 2011, IT for Managers, Ed. 1, Chapter 11 - Enterprise Architecture (handout)
Sowa, J, Zachman, J. 1992. Extending and Formalizing the Framework for Information Systems Architecture. IBM Systems Journal 31,3, 590-616.
Podeswa, H. 2009. Business Analysis Handbook, Cengage (Handbook provided).
Kroeker, K. 2010. Engineering the web's third decade, Communications of the ACM 53,3, 16-18.
Assumed KnowledgeKnowledge and skills contained within INFS7007
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