Electronic Communications and Applications
Develop technical, business and economic, communications skills in emerging technologies. Navigate network, security and management landscapes. Realise impacts of social media mobility on people and business. Consider ethics and security issues.
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After successfully completing this subject, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the technology and security associated with mobile applications, data communications and networks in organisations
- Explain theories of adoption and implementation of mobile systems, internet technologies and social media
- Demonstrate an understanding of organisational, social and personal impact of mobility and social media, including implications for work/life balance, ethics and security
- Explain the impact mobile and telecommunications can have on the key business processes and activities of an organisation
- Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team.
- Introduction to networks and data communications in organisational contexts, building appropriate communication infrastructure for organisations
- Technologies associated with mobile systems, intranets, portals, RFIDs and other smartcard technologies
- Implementation issues associated with social media, portals and other smart technologies
- The concept of critical mass and its application to mobility and telecommunications
- Theories of adoption and behavioural issues associated with social networking and mobile technologies
- Security issues associated with communication technologies - both now and in the future
- Introduction of standards and protocols that is critical in maintaining interconnection and interoperability
- Organisational, social and personal impact of mobility and telecommunications, including implications for work/life balance, privacy and other issues
- Determining the business value associated with investments in social media , internet technologies, communication infrastructure for organisations
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
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