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Subject details

  • Topics
    • A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links

At the completion of this subject 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 - Investigation (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Exercise B (10%)
  • Assignment 4 - Report (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

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

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

Special requirements

No special requirements

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.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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