ITC563 IT Management Issues (8)

This subject focuses on the role and value of information, Information Systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT) in modern organisations. It provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge relating to the planning, implementation and management of systems and technologies. Students will also be given the opportunity to develop a critical view and be able to constructively critique processes adopted or employed in organisations.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Sydney

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC563. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Only available to postgraduate students. Not available to students who have completed ITC574.

Incompatible Subjects

ITC574

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe the role of information and communication technologies in organisational activities;
  • be able to explain the value of information to an organisation;
  • be able to analyse the efficiency of information delivery and manage the information and Information Systems;
  • be able to evaluate information capability and delivery options;
  • be able to critique management processes and involvement in planning for Information Systems and Information Technology in an organisation;
  • be able to identify and co-relate emerging technology issues in management and provide a short balanced analysis report.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Organisations, environments and IT.
  • IT: concepts and management.
  • Strategic information systems.
  • IT and business process engineering.
  • Network computing: discovery, communication and collaboration.
  • Electronic commerce.
  • Impact of IT on organisations, individuals and society.
  • Transaction processing, innovative functional systems and supply chain integration.
  • Supporting management and decision making and intelligent support systems.
  • Data and knowledge management.
  • Planning for IT and IS.
  • IT economics.
  • Managing information resources, control and security.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITC563 in Session 1 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
Ict in business
6
2
Case study analysis & evaluation
18
3
Mid session quiz
8
4
Critique in systems & technology
18
5
Final exam
50

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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