- Code INFS8205
- 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
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Nigel Martin
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2023
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This course involves on-campus teaching. For students not on campus, there will be a remote option in Sem 1. See Class Summary or Wattle for details.
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:
- Appraise BIS strategic planning and management principles, concepts, and theories;
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of BIS strategic planning and management theories and current quality research associated with the specific topics covered in this course;
- Apply evidence in formulating best practice BIS strategic planning and management analysis;
- Contrast internal and external dimensions of BIS strategic planning and management by applying appropriate theories, models, examples, and personalizations;
- Advocate effectively in oral and written forms about BIS strategic planning and management principles, concepts and theories, and their application using appropriate comparisons, logic, arguments, and reflections;
- Apply principled investigation and ethical judgment in best practice BIS strategic planning and management analysis, consistent with the ACS Code of Ethics;
- Assemble an applied BIS strategic planning and management team research project that formulates longer term BIS strategy and constructs medium-tactical term plans and technical solutions.
- 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]
- 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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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.
This course has no inherent requirements.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.
Students attempting this course are assumed to have done an introductory information systems course or possess basic background knowledge of information systems.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4016||20 Feb 2023||27 Feb 2023||31 Mar 2023||26 May 2023||In Person||View|