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Unit: Information Systems Management PG (7109)

Level: PCredit Points: 3Contribution Band: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Availability in 2012: Not offered (Also available in: 2013, 2014)

    Syllabus

    The unit addresses tactical and operational management issues arising with the organisational use of information systems and their associated technology. Some of the key topics include; IS service delivery and support, problem and incident management, configuration and release management, business and IS service continuity management, outsourcing of IS activities, financial management for IS services, ICT Infrastructure Management, managing the applications portfolio, and management's responsibility to ensure that systems are auditable and secure.  Issues of decentralised control, professional ethics and the social context for information systems are also considered.

    Prerequisite

    Systems Project and Quality Management G or Software Engineering Practice G.

    Class Contact

    Up to thirty nine hours per semester.

    Learning Outcomes

    At the successful completion of this unit students will be able to discuss and engage in management processes at the tactical and operational level of the organizational use of information systems. Students will possess and be able to apply a conceptual framework for exploring IS management issues in organisations.

    Referenced Courses

    • 841AA Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics
    • 844AA Graduate Diploma in Business Informatics
    • 845AA Master of Business Informatics
    • 846AA Master of Information Technology
    • 973AA Master of Information Technology and Systems

    Unit Level Key:

    • 1 - Offered in first year of course curriculum
    • 2 - Offered in second year of course curriculum
    • 3 - Offered in third year of course curriculum
    • 4 - Offered in fourth year of course curriculum
    • 5 - Offered in fifth year of course curriculum
    • G - Offered in graduate course curriculums
    • PG - Offered in postgraduate course curriculums
    • R - Offered in research course curriculums
    • H - Offered in honours course curriculums

     
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