IS/IT Risk Management

INF80043 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2 HOL Study Period 3

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Dates:
31 Aug 20 - 29 Nov 20

Results:
22 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
13 Sep 20

Census:
21 Sep 20


Prerequisites

37.5 Credit Points 
And
Or
Or
Or
Enrolment in MA-PM, MA-PMADV, MA-PMPROF or MA-ITPC1

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

This unit provides insights into critical Information System (IS)/Information Technology (IT) & Information Security risk, as well as the corresponding security management issues facing business managers in the effective use of Information Technology in contemporary organisations. In addition, the unit fosters a robust understanding of, and develops the skills required to adopt and implement, an effective Risk Management strategy in line with the Industry best practice in IS/IT Risk Management.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Demonstrate critical thinking and systematically apply Risk Management concepts to address strategic organisational IS/IT/Information security issues.
 
2. Critically reflect on and evaluate the challenges and impact of a multitude of factors to IS/IT/Information Security management.
 
3. Adopt a critical approach to IS/IT risk and security management including making recommendations based on sound theory and practice.
 
4. Demonstrate the ability to conduct an independent scholarly research on the literature and practice relevant to Information Security, IS/IT Risk Management, and the Industry best practices pertaining IS/IT security.
 
5. Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team.