• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Information Systems
  • Areas of interest Business Information Systems
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2023
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This course is accessible to both on campus and remote students. See the Class Summary for further information.

This course builds on the material introduced in introductory Business Information Systems courses 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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Appraise concepts, theories, and processes principles in enterprise systems;
  2. Demonstrate a critical understanding of enterprise systems and processes theories and current quality research associated with the specific topics covered in this course;
  3. Apply evidence in formulating best practice enterprise systems and processes analysis;
  4. Contrast internal and external dimensions of enterprise systems by using appropriate theories, models examples, and personalisations;
  5. Advocate 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;
  6. Apply principled investigation and ethical judgment in best practice enterprise systems and processes analysis, consistent with the ACS Code of Ethics;
  7. Assemble an applied enterprise systems and processes team research project that formulates and constructs systems-process designs and solutions.

Other Information

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (50) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]
  2. A research-based project, a capstone experience and/or a piece of scholarship. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (50) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6,7]

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Workload

Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to completing the work. For semester length offerings this will typically include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (excluding non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.

Inherent Requirements

This course has no inherent requirements.

Requisite and Incompatibility

Incompatible with INFS4004

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.

Assumed Knowledge

Students attempting this course are assumed to have done an introductory information systems course or possess basic background knowledge of information systems.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $4860
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $6180
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4015 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A

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