PDC5611 The Networked Enterprise
|Full Year, 2012 External Toowoomba|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business and Law|
|School or Department :||School of Information Systems|
|Version produced :||30 December 2013|
Examiner: Aileen Cater-Steel
Moderator: Wui-Gee Tan
Pre-requisite: For FBSC Group Students Only
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware>.
Managers need to understand the vital role played by information systems in supporting decision making and adding business value in the networked economy. The growth of Internet use, accompanied by increasing globalisation of trade have raised the importance of information technologies and systems in business and government. Effective information systems are now essential to create successful organisations, to manage global operations, and to provide useful products and services to customers in an increasingly complex business environment. Managers need to understand how information technology is transforming the business world.
This course enables students to understand how to optimise the return on investment in information and communication technology and systems, and the vital role of information systems in supporting the organisation's business processes and managers, locally and internationally. The strategic and ethical implications of information systems are analysed.
On successful completion of this course students should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the organisational and managerial foundations of systems; the strategic role of information systems; and how information systems support the organisation, management and business processes
- evaluate the ethical and social issues associated with the implementation and use of IT; and be cognizant of issues associated with the management of international information systems.
|1.||Organizations, management, and the networked enterprise||50.00|
|2.||Ethics and management of international information systems||50.00|
Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed
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Laudon, KC & Laudon 2010, Management information systems: managing the digital firm, 11th edn, Pearson/Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
Student workload requirements
|Description||Marks out of||Wtg (%)||Due Date||Notes|
|ASSIGNMENT (CASE STUDY)||100||100||TBA|
Important assessment information
Requirements for students to complete each assessment item satisfactorily:
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University Student Policies:
Students should read the USQ policies: Definitions, Assessment and Student Academic Misconduct to avoid actions which might contravene University policies and practices. These policies can be found at http://policy.usq.edu.au.