Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours, comprising of nine 4-hour sessions |
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Students who are enrolled in the two year 200 point Master of Information Systems must have completed 50 points of study to enrol in this subject
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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
Strategic alignment of ICT and business is critical to the competitive positioning of organisations. ICT governance deals with all aspects of the formulation and implementation of ICT management plans, including ICT strategic plans. This subject discusses approaches to the formulation and development of ICT strategies. Topics covered include analysing an organisation’s operating model, ICT governance arrangements and ICT governance policy framework, and maturity in the adoption of enterprise architectures. Students are expected to become familiar with current ICT governance frameworks and their implications for developing ICT governance plans.
Topics covered in the subject include: critical and strategic thinking, modes of strategic planning, ICT strategic frameworks, ICT Governance frameworks, ICT Governance policy documents, ICT Governance design frameworks, ICT Governance arrangements, models of organisational decision making, operating models, relationship of ICT Governance design to the development of enterprise architectures, ICT Governance design methodologies, and value creation through ICT Governance design and implementation.
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
The assessment of the group report will include a short group presentation, worth 10% of the total assessment of the subject.
There are no prescribed texts for this subject. A book of readings will be provided and frequent references will be made to: Ross, JW; Weill, P & Robertson, DC 2006 Enterprise Architecture as Strategy:Creating a foundation for business executives, Harvard Business School Press
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.cis.unimelb.edu.au|
Learning and Teaching Methods
The subject is delivered in 4 hour classes, with a range of lectures, tutorial and workshop style teaching, as a whole class, individually and in small groups. Outside class students are expected to read supporting material and cases, and work together in small group-related activities.
Indicative Key Learning Resources
A range of reading material, including articles and case studies will be cited and made available electronically during the course.
This subject is relevant to careers as IT managers, IT investment planners, IT consultants and IT strategists. The two assessment components require the students to analyse business case studies from their own selected fields of interest.
Master of Information Systems |
Master of Information Systems
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