|1.||Analyse fundamental concepts, issues and benefits of information systems;|
|2.||Explain the nature of data, the characteristics of good quality information and the importance of knowledge in decision making;|
|3.||Compare the potential contribution of information systems to the competitive advantage of different organisations;|
|4.||Solve business problems using spreadsheet and database software to; and|
|5.||Work collaboratively to research, formulate and communicate understanding of information systems through written and oral business presentations.|
Students studying under the VU Block Model.
|Test||Two in-class supervised tests (session 3 & 5)||20%|
|Case Study||In-class Case-based project - Spreadsheet||40%|
|Project||In-class Database Project||15%|
|Assignment||Assignment (1200 words)||30%|
|Examination||Final Examination (1500 words)||40%|
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