Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology


Subject Information
Subject Code ISIT224
Subject Name Management Information Systems
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 24 credit points 100 level CSIT/CSCI/ISIT
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions ISIT102,
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assessment (55%) Final exam (45%)
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments in SOLS.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hr lect & 2 hr computer lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Tingru Cui
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Tingru Cui
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to an overview of all the major Information Systems found in a typical business covering systems such as finance, HR, payroll, inventory, sales, CRM, SCM and ERP. Students will be introduced to the processes involved in managing information systems in the contemporary business environment. Students will gain an appreciation of the issues surrounding the strategy and planning of information systems; the strategic, tactical and operational roles of the Chief Information Officer (CIO); the alignment between information systems and business; policy and practice; technology diffusion; operational management; major trends impacting information systems management and how to assess the value of information systems.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Describe the components of an Information System (IS) and the roles IS play in organisations.
2. Explain the functionality of the main IS typically found in organisations.
3. Consolidate and synthesise knowledge on the issues confronting IS management and planning including the role of the CIO in organisations today.
4. Discuss how technology diffusion impacts on an organisation and the impact of not keeping pace with technological change.
5. Integrate essential ISs that need managing in the contemporary business environment and demonstrate knowledge of the key IS trends - such as outsourcing - and their implications.


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