ITC540 IT Infrastructure Management PG (8)

This subject will employ a research, reporting and presentation approach using the latest ICT tools to examine and critically analyse a combination of the technical and management issues in contemporary infrastructure management, with a focus on business alignment. IT infrastructure Management evaluates new ICTs and case studies in the context of enterprise architecture. It is suitable for combinations of students in information technology, business administration and electronic commerce.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC540. 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



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Only available to postgraduate students.  Not available to students who have completed ITC240

Subject Relationships

ITC240 Paired Subject

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe the business value and processes of ICT services in an organisation and apply that knowledge and skill with initiative to a workplace scenario;
  • be able to investigate, critically analyse and evaluate the impact of new and current ICT services to an organisation;
  • be able to describe how effective IT Infrastructure Management requires strategic planning with alignment from both the IT and business perspectives in an organisation;
  • be able to demonstrate the technical and communications skills that contribute to the operation of ICT services in an organisation;
  • be able to reflect critically on the role of an enterprise architect in an organisation;
  • be able to synthesise the theoretical, technical and management issues that deliver ICT services to an organisation.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Information systems.
  • IT infrastructure and support systems.
  • Data, text, and document management.
  • Network management and mobility.
  • Security, crime, compliance, and continuity.
  • E-business and e-commerce.
  • Mobile computing and commerce.
  • Web 2.0 and social media.
  • Operational planning and control systems.
  • Enterprise information systems.
  • Business intelligence and decision support.
  • IT strategic planning.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITC540 in Session 2 2020. 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
Value %
Assignment 1: introduction
Assignment 2: data governance and data management
Assignment 3: case study and it research
Final exam

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.