Subject details

Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

  1. Analyse and articulate the role of Enterprise Systems in organisations from a global, social and economic perspective
  2. Develop a coherent understanding of the application of enterprise systems to the supply-chain
  3. Apply technical and theoretical knowledge regarding the operation of enterprise systems to the management of enterprise information
  4. Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team.
  • Topics

    • The strategic and economic context in which modern organisations and their systems operate
    • Data security, privacy and regulations and data sovereignty
    • Supply chains, value chains and associated organisational and societal issues (including ethics)
    • The integration of individual organisations into supply chains and supply chain systems
    • The role of e-commerce, the Cloud, and associated strategic and managerial imperatives
    • The needs of modern organisations and the markets they serve
    • Supporting organisation and social needs with enterprise systems and systems theories
    • The role of information technology in supporting enterprise systems, processes and operations
    • Enterprise architecture
    • Enterprise Software for supporting organisations
    • Global standards and practices, both trade and technical
    • Designing software for scalable, reliable, accessible enterprise systems

Entry Requirements

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

SWI-INF10003-Introduction to Business Information Systems , or SWI-INF10006

Special requirements

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    Important Note: Students only need to complete INF10003 or INF10006 as a prerequisite for this subject. 

The aim of this subject is to introduce students to enterprise systems management. The subject provides an overview of the global, social and economic imperatives for enterprise information management and addresses the strategic and managerial issues faced by contemporary organisations as they manage the virtual value chain. Topics covered include enterprise systems infrastructure, data integration and operations management, extended supply chain management and the design and development of enterprise systems solutions for modern medium to large organisations.

Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.

  • Practical (Individual) (30-50%)
  • Theory (Group) (30-40%)
  • Tests (Individual) (20-30%)

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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