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COMP5206: Information Technologies and Systems

This unit will provide a comprehensive introduction to the field of information systems from organisational and managerial perspectives. The emergence of the digital firm and its implications will be studied. The critical role of information and knowledge management will be emphasised from both conceptual and practical standpoints. Key topics covered will include: Basic Information Systems Concepts; Systems Approach and Systems Thinking; E-Business and E-Commerce; IT Strategy and Competitive Advantage; Data and Knowledge Management; Information Systems Development and IS Management; Decision support systems, business intelligence and online analytical processing systems (OLAP); Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, Enterprise Content Management and Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems; Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Information technologies.

Code COMP5206
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. identify important IS/IT issues, analyse the problems involved, and develop comprehensive solutions that address the issues effectively
  • LO2. conduct independent research and analysis on various IS/IT issues using appropriate information obtained from diverse sources
  • LO3. present ideas and arguments effectively, engage the audience, and stimulate intellectual discussion
  • LO4. deliver a comprehensive and integrated IS/IT solutions that reflects a collective effort from a professional project team.