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Information Systems in Organisations (6348.5)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Information Systems & Accounting

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Syllabus

Students will be introduced to the Informatics discipline as the study of the components and use of information technology, particularly as applied through information systems, in conducting the work of government, business and other organisations. Students will gain a conceptual framework for understanding the nature and purpose of Informatics by examining typical kinds of information systems, the data, information and knowledge they embody, the technologies they deploy and the management and social issues they raise. The shape of the Information sector of the economy, the Skills Framework for the Information Age and careers is reviewed.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Explain with examples the complex concepts of information, information systems and information technology;

2. Explain the nature, kinds, components and impacts of information systems and illustrate their use as a fundamental part of organisational processes;

3. Recognise the interests and roles of the various stakeholders in the development and operation of systems;

4. Describe the methodologies by which information systems are constructed and operated and how such systems are integrated into the organisational environment; and

5. Describe the information sector and the job roles within it.

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Contact Hours

Up to 52 hours per semester.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

9524 Management Information Systems

Equivalent Units

9524 Management Information Systems

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