Enterprise Content Management - 2017

Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-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 793.00
HECS 793.00
International 1,043.00

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.
  • Assignment 1 — Exercise A (10%)
  • Assignment 2 — Report (40%)
  • Assignment 3 — Exercise B (10%)
  • Assignment 4 — Investigation (40%)

Equivalent units

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

Mandatory prerequisites

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

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  • Broadband access — You will need good broadband access.
  • Other special requirement — 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 assessments.

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

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  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.
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