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CIS8000 Global Information Systems Strategy

Short Description: Global IS Strategy
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Business
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 020399 - Information Systems not elsewh
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

Students enrolling in CIS8000 Global Information Systems Strategy are expected to have an assumed knowledge of fundamental concepts of information systems and their application in organisations such as mainstream software applications, databases, computing hardware, networks, cloud computing, social media and an appreciation of the related issues of information systems project management, security, privacy and ethics.

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 focuses on the vital role of information systems in supporting an organisation's business processes and enhancing decision-making capabilities. The strategic implications of information systems will be analysed, and students will be introduced to the development, implementation, and maintenance of various types of information systems, with particular emphasis on systems relating to enterprise applications, customer relationship and supply chain management, executive support and knowledge management, and global systems. Students will further gain a foundational understanding of the underlying information technologies from the perspective of management and topics on emerging technologies and business models technologies are covered. Students will demonstrate their knowledge through projects that simulate real world applications and systems.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 1 December 2021