Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

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

Subject Information
Subject Code ISIT918
Subject Name Strategic Network Management
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence IACT918
Assessment Major Project 40% Seminar presentation 10% Tutorial paper 10% Final Examination 40%
General Subject No.

Subject Description
The subject investigates the documentation and management of strategic networks. Topics to be covered include: 1. Network Requirements: a strategic network management perspective of informational, dimensional, functional, specification, configuration, integration, and service level requirements. 2. Managing the Network: influences on the network, management architectures and standards, performance management, fault management, disaster management, managing changes in a network, cost minimisation management 3. Corporate and Regulatory Requirements: management teams, operations and support, standards and protocols.

Extra Information
Subject Objectives:
A student who successfully completes this subject should be able to: 1. Explore the dimensions of strategic network management and the impacts of networks on businesses; 2. Understand the current status and future directions of the regulatory environment related to strategic network management; 3. Critically analyse and discuss strategic network management issues for organisations, network management protocols, management organisation, and service level management; 4. Explain and critically discuss the principles of network management protocols, management information and standards; 5. Develop documentation to support organisational requirements for strategic network management.