Postgraduate | SWI-INF80039 | 2023
Global ICT Practice
Search the global ICT landscape and navigate the professional, cultural and operational issues facing the industry. Debate the politics and logic of global ICT standards. Recognise and assess global trends and ways to adapt technology for local needs.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
Global ICT Practice
About this subject
Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
- Apply problem solving and creative thinking to identify and develop innovative solutions to complex problems in the global ICT industry
- Critically analyse cultural models to understand the impact of culture on the adoption of technology and the operation of multicultural teams and apply this knowledge to a case scenario
- Develop and present a resolved project outcome that demonstrates understanding of, and engagement with, the major issues, challenges and opportunities in the global ICT industry
- Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team.
- Globalisation and its impact on IT
- Cultural differences and their impact on technology
- National differences in technology adoption in geographic regions
- Doing ICT business globally
- Global technologies and architectures
- Global standards applied in ICT
- Working with cultural differences
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is an important enabler for global business operations today, yet how do we manage standards and practices that must span the geographic, political and cultural boundaries? This subject will provide students with the skills required to independently investigate the global context of the ICT industry, and to navigate the associated professional, cultural and operational issues. Students will identify, analyse, and consider the technology trends that support globalisation and how these technologies are adopted in a local setting. They will also critically evaluate the validity of global ICT standards, in particular tools and methodologies such as ITIL/ISO 20000, PMBOK, Prince 2 , PMBOK, and CMMI.
- (Group) (30-40%)
- Appraisal (Individual) (20-30%)
- (Individual) (30-50%)
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To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
SWI-INF80042 (Not currently available)
SWI-INF60005 (Not currently available)
SWI-INF80007 (Not currently available)
Students should have completed at least 50% of their postgraduate studies.
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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