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Management Information Systems (9524.2)

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

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    Syllabus

    In its most general terms, information systems encompass any interactions between organised data and people. MIS can be the means by which information is transmitted (such as the Internet), the software that displays the information (such as Microsoft Excel), or the systems that manage the data. In this unit, students will learn about the various components of information systems and how to leverage them in business.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Describe the use and function of management information systems;

    2. Describe and evaluate information systems development processes and techniques;

    3. Identify and evaluate hardware and software requirements for information systems;

    4. Evaluate data management technologies; and

    5. Explain the security risks associated with management information systems.

    Contact Hours

    150 learning hours in online self-paced mode.

    Prerequisites

    3cp.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

    6348 Information Systems in Organisations.

    Equivalent Units

    None.



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