Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 contact hours |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
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Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorProf Peter Seddon
This capstone subject uses a combination of lectures, case-study discussion classes, and a research essay to help students develop insights into the way that information technology (IT) can be used to create value in organizations.
It focuses on four main topics:
Case studies will explore the use of IT in organizations and its impact on organizations.
On completion of this subject, students should:
Up to 10 written responses of 1-2 pages each to preparation questions for topics and cases during the semester (20%); participation in class discussions during the semester (10%); a written assignment of between 1500 and 2000 words due during the semester (20%); a 2-hour written examination in the examination period (50%). Satisfactory completion of the examination is necessary to pass the subject.
Applegate, L., Austin, and Soule, Corporate Information Strategy and Management: Text and Cases, 8th Ed, McGraw-Hill, 2009
Ross, J.W., Weill, P. and Robertson, D.C. Enterprise Architecture as Strategy, Harvard Business School Press, 2006
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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In addition to the subject-related knowledge, students should acquire or extend valuable generic skills such as the ability to identify key arguments presented in both writing (in the text and cases) and orally (in class), and assess the strength of evidence provided to support those arguments.
Bachelor of Information Systems |
Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Information Systems
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