Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 one-hour lectures (two per week) and 12 one-hour tutorials (one per week) |
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615-150 Organisational Processes
615-110 Foundations of Information Systems
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Information Systems is the study of the interaction between people, organisations and information technology. This discipline uses hardware and software as tools to solve business and organisational problems. Information Systems combines principles from business (such as accounting and management) and social sciences with the study of computing. Topics covered include: conceptual aspects of information systems including: systems thinking; the culture and competitiveness of organisations; the management of information technology outsourcing; strategic and operational business processes; and legal, ethical and security issues in information systems.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
To pass the subject, students must obtain at least 50% overall
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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 these subject-related skills, students should acquire or extend other valuable, generic skills. These include:
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Information Technology in Organisations |
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