IS/IT Research Project
Flexibly deliver a topical and important research project. Articulate critical ideas. Recognise current and emerging IT project and IS management issues. Practice prior knowledge. Analyse, debate and assess small project research and design methods.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 27 May 2019
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Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
- Develop a critical understanding of the salient aspects of a chosen area of interest in (IS) Information Systems and (IT) Information Technology
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge of contemporary and/or emerging issues in the area of IT project management, Business Analysis, or Information Systems (IS) Management
- Effectively communicate and articulate ideas and operate as a member or leader of a diverse team
- Critically evaluate an appropriate research method and research design within the context of a small research project
- Demonstrate the ability to conduct scholarly research on the literature and practice on a given multi-disciplinary topic
- Students will prepare a 5,000-word article on a topic chosen in consultation with staff
- Articles will generally take the form of a comprehensive literature review of a topic of contemporary interest.
- Chat Rooms
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Web links
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
SWI-INF70005-Strategic Project Management , or SWI-INF70001
Students should have completed at least 50% of their postgraduate studies.
No special requirements
This subject allows students to undertake a special research project. It requires research into a topic that is relevant to the program but alternative to the material included in the prescribed units. The subject enables students to develop understandings and skills on a particular IS/IT thematic research area and apply them to a specific project.
- Assignment 1 - Group (15-25%)
- Assignment 2 - Group (25-35%)
- Assignment 3 - Individual (40-60%)
Textbooks are not required.
Master of Business Information Systems
- Specialisation - IT Project Management
- Specialisation - Business Analysis