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INFS3600: Business Information Systems in Practice

This capstone unit bridges the gap between theory and practice by integrating knowledge and consolidating key skills developed across the Business Information Systems major. It aims to provide students with practical experience in identifying, analysing, and solving contemporary business problems. Much of this unit is dedicated to a problem-solving, experiential approach to learning. Students ensure their career-readiness by demonstrating their ability to apply concepts, theories, frameworks, methodologies, and skills to authentic problems and challenges faced in the field of information systems.

Code INFS3600
Academic unit Business Information Systems
Credit points 6
Students commencing from 2018: completion of at least 120 credit points including (INFS1000 or INFO1000 or INFO1003 or INFO1903) and INFS1020. Pre-2018 continuing students: completion of at least 120 credit points including (INFS1000 or INFO1000 or INFO1003 or INFO1903) and INFS2001 and INFS2020
Assumed knowledge:
All other requirements for the major or program associated with this capstone must be completed prior to or concurrently with (if enrolment rules permit) this unit of study. Capstones must be completed at the University of Sydney Business School only.

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

  • LO1. apply and relate information systems theories and concepts in the context of an actual business organisation
  • LO2. analyse open-ended business scenarios and evaluate the implications of information systems decisions
  • LO3. apply techniques for organisational and business process analyses to resolve an actual business problem
  • LO4. communicate in a professional and confident manner, both orally and in writing, with actual business professionals
  • LO5. apply team management concepts and theories to effectively work in, and manage, cross-functional teams
  • LO6. analyse and reflect critically on the ethical and social implications of information systems.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.