The unit looks into development of skills and capacities of an information and communications technology (ICT) professional including career development, ethical behaviour, and communication and management skills within a variety of professional scenarios. The unit critically evaluates contemporary issues relevant to an ICT professional such as data governance, communication of IS insights to wide variety of stakeholder, networking and professional membership. The unit also includes the role and importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in IS and prepares students for career development planning across a number of IS application areas.
By studying this unit, the students will possess a range of soft skills that will make them competitive in job market and they will position themselves for career development and promotion.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):