|Module Name||Strategic Information Systems|
|ECTS Weighting||10 ECTS|
|Semester taught||Semester 1 & 2|
|Module Coordinator/s||Diana Wilson and Guest Lecturers|
Module Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:
- On successful completion of this module, students will be able to;
- LO1 Understand the theoretical principles of strategies and its applications in Information Systems in society and the workplace;
- LO2 Describe requirements for implementing strategies in Information Systems;
- LO3 Recognise differences between strategies, tactics and operations in Information Systems;
- L04 Develop Strategic information Systems policies for real world problems.
The objective of this course is to introduce students to Strategic Information Systems in the workplace and society. It examines how existing Strategic Information Systems as well as emerging, disruptive Information Systems can support improved organisational and societal performance. Additionally, discussion in class will focus on the increasing need for industry and society to develop information systems strategies and awareness regarding the design of these systems in order to understand the potential for change. The module will address unorthodox and non-traditional perspectives to develop critical thinking in a fast changing world.
Teaching and learning Methods
Lectures, tutorials and guest lecturers.
|Assessment Component||Brief Description||Learning Outcomes Addressed||% of total||Week set||Week Due|
|1 Group assignment||project||all||50||First week||Last week|
|1 individual assignment||essay||all||50||First week||Last week|
Individual assignment 100%
Contact Hours and Indicative Student Workload
|Contact Hours (scheduled hours per student over full module), broken down by:||44 hours|
|Tutorial or seminar||22 hours|
|Independent study (outside scheduled contact hours), broken down by:||88 hours|
|Preparation for classes and review of material (including preparation for examination, if applicable||0 hours|
|completion of assessments (including examination, if applicable)||0 hours|
|Total Hours||132 hours|
Recommended Reading List
No set text. Readings will be provided and websites recommended.
Prerequisite modules: NA
Other/alternative non-module prerequisites: NA