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.
Leading and Managing in Information Environments
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply the principles, functions and ethics of governance, management and leadership
- identify and utilise relevant methodologies for recognising, analysing, and solving problems in an organisational context
- interpret the social, stakeholder, regulatory and technological requirements that impact on information organisations
- develop and justify plans and strategies for an information organisation
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
This subject was previously known as Management of Information Services.
In this subject, students will learn to identify and build leadership and management capacity for themselves and others in the workplace and the profession. Key areas of learning include management theory, personal business & professional accountability, strategic analysis of the broader forces in society and technological disruption, risk management, corporate culture, change management as well as various aspects of resource management and sustainability.
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- Investigation Report (50%)
- Case Study (50%)
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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.
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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
- Software requirements - Administrative access to computing facilities, including reliable access to the Internet and to a PC computer which runs Windows (including Word).
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.
Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.
What to study next?
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses
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