This unit of study critiques the role of information systems in underpinning an organisation's corporate strategy.  The strategic application of various information systems are examined, including Enterprise systems and Business Intelligence.  The potential impact of new technologies (mobile, social media and cloud computing) and Business Intelligence on corporate strategy are examined and evaluated. Student will develop a research project calling upon theory and practice of the core units.

Unit details

Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
BIS7001

Prerequisites

BCO6603 - Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Investigate the corporate strategic planning and implementation process and associated issues;  
  2. Critically reflect the impact of IT and Enterprise Wide systems on businesses and their strategic outcomes;  
  3. Investigate the future directions of Enterprise Wide systems and validate hypotheses with reference to theoretical frameworks, industry requirements, corporate trends and anticipated changing environments;  
  4. Evaluate the strategic implications of emerging and future technology trends on corporate strategies; and  
  5. Reflectively critique their personal contribution, responsiveness and accountability to achieving timely group outcomes.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Literature Review Class Facilitation and Summaries of Readings 25%
Assignment Lecture Based Assignment 35%
Assignment Research Assignment 40%

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