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INFS6004: Digital Business Transformation

The disruptive forces of digital technologies require businesses to be in a constant state of change to stay competitive in turbulent markets. However, as companies need to maintain their current revenue streams, they need to progress through a series of digital transformation projects. In this unit students learn how to analyse an organisation within a local and global context and develop knowledge of techniques required for managing digital business transformation initiatives. Topics covered include: the drivers of digital business transformation, managing digital transformation as a process, understand the power of disruptive technologies, technological impacts on new forms of organizational arrangements.

Code INFS6004
Academic unit Business Information Systems
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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INFS5002 or COMP5206
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact internally and externally so the company can be competitive in a changing market. How digital technologies can be used and managed in a business. How to critically analyse a business and determine its options for digital transformation. Desirable Assumed Knowledge: Experience as a member of a project team

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

  • LO1. Critically apply acquired knowledge and understanding of drivers, inhibitors and characteristics of business transformation and its management in formal assessment activities.
  • LO2. Critically analyse business problems that necessitate transformation and change in an organisation.
  • LO3. Critically and creatively analyse and propose business innovations to address identified business problems.
  • LO4. Critically synthesise and apply methods, models and frameworks with business analysis, communication and research skills in digital transformation projects.
  • LO5. Collaborate and communicate in a professional manner with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • LO6. Contribute effectively to address stated requirements for formal assessment activities both independently in individual assessments and as a responsible member of a diverse team for group assessments.

Unit outlines

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