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CIS5100 Professional Skills for Information Systems

Short Description: Professional Skills for IS
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Management and Enterprise
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 020300 - Information Systems
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

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


This course provides business, commerce and information technology practitioners with the opportunity to explore core information systems concepts, within the context of business and information technology, to enable effective application of business information systems as support tools within their profession. Participants will explore core concepts of business information systems; and will be able to develop a range of business information systems practical skills. Participants will also be able to communicate the findings from these information systems to appropriate audiences. Participants will apply their knowledge of core information systems concepts through a structured report developed for a specified audience and through short answer and case study based critical thinking questions within an examination context.

NOTE: Learners undertaking this course are required to have research skills and an understanding of ethical research practices. Core skills learnt in this course will be assumed as part of subsequent courses in business, commerce and information systems.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online
Semester 3, 2019 Online