|Short Description:||Mgt of Bus Networks & Cloud|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Business|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||020113 - Networks and Communications|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||7 March 2021|
Enrolment is not permitted in CIS5309 if CIS8009 has been previously completed.
This course covers key issues related to networks and management in the field of data communications and business networks and the Cloud. Topics on enterprise digital infrastructure, using data communications for competitive gain are addressed as well as the role of management in policy and strategy development. Students should acquire sound knowledge in networking standards and protocols, networking architectures, business applications and security and should be able to identify and evaluate networking infrastructure of existing organisations. Critical evaluation of existing networking infrastructure is carried out with the goal of improving and exploiting ensuing business benefits. Exercises are provided on how to accommodate or adapt existing networking infrastructure for new and emerging technology trends. Students should be able to develop network designs that address organisational challenges and opportunities.