Enterprise Content Management - 2017

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP3
  • Availability for 2017: SP3
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Exercise A (10%) , Assignment 2 - Report (40%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
Domestic 2,200.00
International 2,450.00

Examination of the functions of major business applications and of the processes involved in choosing and implementing them. Understanding the effect of technologies on corporate processes and culture, including techniques for the organisation and indexing of records and documents. Extensive practical use of a number of different products.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. evaluate functionalities of electronic document and record management systems and assess their practical application in organisations
  2. synthesise classification schemes and construct scheme for an organisation using thesaurus construction software
  3. communicate enterprise content management theories and practices professionally in a business and academic context
  4. research and contextualise practical applications against the theoretical framework in records management programs.
  • Assignment 1 — Exercise A (10%)
  • Assignment 2 — Report (40%)
  • Assignment 3 — Exercise B (10%)
  • Assignment 4 — Investigation (40%)

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

  • Broadband access — You will need good broadband access. You will need to have access to a PC which allows you administrative privileges. This Unit uses software which will only run on Windows hence ensure you have access to a PC for successful completion of one of the asssessments.

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this unit will be provided in your study materials.

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Web links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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