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Business Informatics Case Studies (7155.6)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology


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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (185409) - View
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This unit emphasises the development of a business informatics case study by introducing students to the world of information systems research. It will enable students to acquire in-depth knowledge, skills and experience necessary in studying cases involving business information systems. This unit is intended to inspire, excite and prepare students to draw together research and practical issues, including in various application areas, and will provide them with an opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills gained in other units throughout their degree programme to report on a business informatics case study. Students will have an opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of research and professional practice through presentation and reporting of one or more cases of their choice.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Analyse case studies of business informatics systems to determine their value to different stakeholders;

2. Cogently present the technical, financial and ethical issues revealed in the development, implementation service design and operation of information systems;

3. Conduct research into emerging topics in business informatics to identify, summarise and present the key business issues to organisational stakeholders;

4. Demonstrate an appreciation of the diversity of informatics research, and critically evaluate research relevant to case studies; and

5. Identify and synthesise scholarly research in information systems and related areas relevant to case studies;

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to thirty nine hours per semester.


11486 Systems Analysis and Modelling



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