PDC5613 Key System Applications for the Digital Age
|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|
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>.
Effective information systems are now essential to create successful organisations and to provide useful products and services to customers in an increasingly complex business environment. Managers need to understand the vital role played by information systems in supporting decision making and adding business value in the networked economy.
This course examines the core information system applications businesses are using today. These systems improve operational excellence and decision making. These applications include enterprise systems; systems for supply chain management, customer relationship management, collaboration, and knowledge management; e-commerce applications and decision-support systems. Project management of information systems is also considered to ensure new systems provide genuine business benefits and work successfully in the organisation.
On successful completion of this course students shouold be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of enterprise applications, e-commerce, knowledge management and collaboration
- understand how information systems provide decision support and the importance of project management to realise business value.
|1.||Enterprise applications, e-commerce, knowledge management and collaboration||50.00|
|2.||Decision support and project management||50.00|
Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed
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Laudon, KC & Laudon, JP 2010, Management information systems: managing the digital firm, 11th edn, Pearson/Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
(chapters 9 - 12; and 14.)
Student workload requirements
|Description||Marks out of||Wtg (%)||Due Date||Notes|
|ASSIGNMENT (CASE STUDY)||100||100||TBA|
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