Details for Information Systems Management
This subject introduces students to the underlying theories, concepts, assumptions and arguments in information systems management. Students will learn about the foundational role of information systems within an organisation and their emerging strategic role, and will gain advanced research skills by locating and selecting materials using libraries, the web and other sources of information.
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: BUS590
- Credit points: 10
- Subject coordinator: Daniel Thornton
The following courses are prerequisites:
Awards offering Information Systems Management
This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain the foundational role of information systems within an organisation, and their emerging strategic role.
- Select and apply the appropriate concepts to real-life IS cases in order to solve problems and/or identify new opportunities.
- Communicate information system management issues in written and presentation materials.
- Demonstrate advanced research skills by locating and selecting materials using libraries, the web and other sources of information.
- Critically evaluate the underlying theories, concepts, assumptions and arguments in information systems management.
- Information Systems Management in the Global Economy
- Strategic uses of IT, and Systems Design and Planning
- Managing Telecommunications and Corporate Information Resources
- Developing and Managing Effective Systems, including Security Issues
- Information-Centric Decision Making
- IT-Enabled Collaboration and Knowledge Work
This course may be offered in the following formats
- Distance/ Global Online
- Learning Journal (20%)
- Group Project (30%)
- Exam (50%)
- McNurlin, B.C. and Sprague, R.H. Jr. Information systems management in practice, Pearson New International Edition. Upper Saddle River NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2013.
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