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Postgraduate | CUR-INFM510 | 2024

Leading and Managing in Information Environments

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Learn how to run an information service within an organisation. You’ll look into managing staff and facilities, preparing for disaster, and legal and ethical issues. Learn how to market your service, and evaluate and report on your success and value.

Study method
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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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Leading and Managing in Information Environments

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. apply the principles, functions and ethics of governance, management and leadership
    2. identify and utilise relevant methodologies for recognising, analysing, and solving problems in an organisational context
    3. interpret the social, stakeholder, regulatory and technological requirements that impact on information organisations
    4. develop and justify plans and strategies for an information organisation

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.

  • CUR-LIS360 (Not currently available)


Students must be admitted in the following course and have completed two subjects;
* Graduate Diploma in Information and Library Science
* Graduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies
* Graduate Diploma in Archives and Records Management
* Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives
* Master of Information Science
* Master of Information Science(Extended)
* Master of Information Management

Additional requirements

  • Software requirements - Administrative access to computing facilities, including reliable access to the Internet and to a PC computer which runs Windows (including Word).

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Information Science

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