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Unit of study_

ISYS2160: Information Systems in the Internet Age

This unit will provide a comprehensive conceptual and practical introduction to information systems (IS) in the Internet era. Key topics covered include: system thinking and system theory, basic concepts of information systems, internet and e-commerce, e-payment and m-commerce, online marketing and social media, information systems for competitive advantage, functional and enterprise systems, business intelligence, information systems development and acquisition, information security, ethics, and privacy

Code ISYS2160
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:
INFO1003 OR INFO1103 OR INFO1903 OR INFO1113

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

  • LO1. Demonstrate the ability to build up teamwork skills and project management skills
  • LO2. Deliver presentations in a professional way
  • LO3. Communicate technical problems and solutions to non-technical audience
  • LO4. Find information with good sources for project and problem solving
  • LO5. Analyze real life problem with socio-technical thinking.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.