Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours (12 weeks x 3 hour class) |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, 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 Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Central to the way IT serves business and organisations is the idea of process. This subject provides an introduction to the process perspective both in theory and in practice. At the theory level, this entails the fundamental concepts of processes and related management approaches: Total Quality Management, Six Sigma, Business Process Re-engineering, and Knowledge Management. At a skills level, the subject will develop proficiency in process modelling using Data Flow Diagrams (DFDs) and Workflow Models (WfMs). To produce elegant models with explicit assumptions is an important skill that will be learned. Students will also learn key principles for designing and applying efficient, effective and robust processes, including: triage, task elimination, parallelism, batch versus continuous, contact reduction, segregation of duties and control checks. The subject will include a survey of process‐oriented technologies such as Enterprise Systems and workflow.
The subject has the following objectives:
Subject-level learning outcomes
At completion of the subjects student will:
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None - reading will be posted in the library's online repository
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject students should:
Master of Information Systems |
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