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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this specialisation

The Digital Business specialisation allows students to gain an understanding of how businesses operate in the digital world. Students will learn about the crucial role modern digital technologies play in shaping new business models, disrupting industries and organising and transforming business operations.

Students acquire practical skills and techniques to carry out an effective business analysis with a view to improving business operations or rethinking business models through the application of digital technologies.

The specialisation also enables students to gain an understanding of the role of technologies, such a business information systems, in facilitating business transformation and organisational change in increasingly competitive market environments.

Units of study in this area cover digital business innovation, agile business methods, business process management, digital transformation, digital work practices and information infrastructures.

About this specialisation

To meet requirements for the Digital Business specialisation, you will complete 30 credit points, comprising:

(1) 6 credit points of foundational unit of study for this specialisation:

  • Foundation in Digital Business

(2) 24 credit points of degree level selective units of study for this specialisation:

  • Digital Work Practices
  • Digital Business Transformation
  • Digital Information Infrastructures
  • Business Process Management
  • Digital Business Models
  • Managing with Data
  • Agile Business Methods
  • Gadgets, Gods and Godzilla

Graduate opportunities

Study in the field of Digital Business allows students to develop skills in critical analysis, problem-solving, report writing, IT-related leadership, group work and giving presentations.

Employers are looking for employees who understand both business and technology issues, are able to translate between the two and have the skills to apply that knowledge in an organisational setting.

Digital Business graduates can expect career opportunities including:

  • Business consultants
  • Business analysts
  • Information systems managers¬†
  • Security analysts
  • Knowledge and information managers
  • Business systems analysts
  • Information systems project managers
  • Business process managers
  • IT management consultants
Courses that offer this specialisation

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