Learn how improved computer technology is empowering the business sector. Interface with databases, security applications and information systems. Question the ethical considerations around using information services to gain competitive advantage.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- perform simple operations (creating, saving, retrieving files, basic spreadsheets, presentation, and database tasks) on a standard personal computer
- develop skills and tools for learning and knowledge management using Web 2.0 and social networking technology
- describe the requirements, analysis and basic information systems design for an organisation
- design, describe and explain a basic database system for a case study.
- MIS and You - IS in business, business processes and organisational strategy for competitive advantage
- Using information technology - hardware, software, database processing and communications
- Using IS for competitive advantage - business process management, digital commerce and Web 2.0, and IS for decision making
- Information systems management - development, systems and security management
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Chat Rooms
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Web links
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- OtherDetails -
Word Processing, spreadsheet and database software (e.g. Word Processing, spread sheet and database software (e.g. Microsoft Office, Excel and Access (2007 and above preferred))
- Online Quizzes (20%)
- Skills Activities (20%)