Introduction to Business Information Systems

INF10003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020. 

Contact hours

  • 36 hours Face to Face

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

Results:
2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

Census:
27 Nov 20


Prerequisites

Nil
 
Anti-requisite
Completion of a unit that is very similar in content or the content overlaps with another unit.

Corequisites

Nil
 
Alternative Tertiary Entry Program: Students who have passed INF00002 are exempted from taking this unit and must select another unit in its place with advice from a Course Advice Specialist. 

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to instil an appreciation of how technology can be used to assist business, without the technology becoming an end in itself. In particular, students will develop an awareness of the importance of information to decision-making and how to provide such information to ensure its usefulness to the decision makers. Students gain a strong foundation of business systems fundamentals and the influence of the Internet on business stakeholders; customers, suppliers, manufacturers, service makers, regulators, managers and employees.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1 Analyse and explain issues that arise with the adoption / acquisition of technology that enable core business processes and support business strategic goals
 
2 Use appropriate software tools for the provision of business solutions
 
3 Discuss the impact telecommunications (Internet, networks, mobile devices) and social media has on developing business solutions and the subsequent use of Business Intelligence tools to facilitate competitive advantage for organisations
 
4 Describe ethical, cultural and security concerns associated with the use of technology within organisations
 
5 Independently or collaboratively communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences and function as an effective member or leader of a diverse team