Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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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: 36 hours taught in three blocks |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorDr Graeme Simsion
This subject allows students, working individually and in syndicates, to gain experience in commercial and professional aspects of information systems practice. Students will develop business communication skills, including commercial report writing, presentation skills in the context of information systems consulting practice. Aspects addressed will include the analysis for, and the development of, business cases for IT investments. Students will gain experience in both internal and external IS consulting, including ethical considerations in the field of information systems. The subject will enhance students' ability to manage relationships with key stakeholders, communicate effectively about key IS services, and engage effectively with senior decision makers in organisations.
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Group report of 2,500 words (30%) due first third of semester; an individual assignment of 2000 words (30%) due second third of semester; an individual briefing report of 2000 words and a short presentation (40%) due last third of semester.
|Prescribed Texts:||There are no prescribed texts|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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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