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CIS8009 Management of Business Telecommunications

Short Description: Management of Business Telecom
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 : 020113 - Networks and Communications
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 covers some key issues for networks and management in the field of data communications and telecommunications, under three broad headings: enterprise digital infrastructure, using data communications and telecommunications for competitive gain, and the role of management in telecommunications planning. Students will gain a good understanding of contemporary networking infrastructure including networking standards and protocols, networking architectures, business applications and security. Students will identify and evaluate networking infrastructure of existing organisations. Students will specify how the existing networking infrastructure can be improved and what would be ensuing business benefits. Students will also consider how the existing networking infrastructure can accommodate or be adapted for new and emerging technology trends. Students will be assessed in the assignments on their understanding of contemporary networking infrastructure in organisations and their ability to develop network designs that address organisational challenges and opportunities.

Course offers

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