Subject details

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the principles of management of information services
  2. undertake foundation planning with regards to the finances, human resources, services and facilities of an information service
  3. evaluate the operational strategies and performance outcomes of an information service
  4. communicate the values and benefits of an information service to a client group.
  • Topics
    • Student will be provided with a list of topics in their Unit Outline.
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links

Entry Requirements

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

Special requirements

No special requirements

Within a framework of organisational culture and professional practice, this subject examines management principles and practices in the context of information services. This includes strategic and financial planning, human resource management, facilities planning, legal, ethical and safety considerations, disaster planning, strategic marketing, and the evaluation of services.

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.

  • Assignment 1 - Reflection (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - Case Study (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - 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.

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