Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 10 hours per week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. This subject requires all students to actively and safely participate in laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Christopher Keen
This subject provides participants with an understanding of the current issues in the design and management of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and service provision. The current impacts of the convergence, commoditisation and standardisation of ICT will be covered, as well as concepts, architectures, relevant standards, policies and security considerations for the design, implementation and management of ICT infrastructures and service provision. Managerial aspects will include the consideration of organisational issues in the design of ICT infrastructures, and the preparation, review and evaluation of ICT infrastructure design and administration reports. Participants will become familiar with managerial approaches to the administration of organisation-wide ICT infrastructure, and the alignment of that infrastructure and service provision with an organisation's business and strategic goals.
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Describe current issues in the convergence, commoditisation and standardisation of ICT technologies and infrastructures;
A 2,500 word proposal report, due early semester (30%); a 2,500 word evaluation report, due mid semester (30%); a 24-hour, limited time assignment, due end semester (40%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A range of readings will be provided during the course, including current articles and reports.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students should develop skills in literature search and analysis, critical thinking and independent learning.|
|Links to further information:||http://www.dis.unimelb.edu.au/current/postgrad/subjects/index.html|
Master of Information Systems |
Master of Information Systems (Coursework)
Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems
R05 RI Master of Science - Information Systems |
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