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CIS8000 Global Information Systems Strategy

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Business
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 27 January 2023


Information Systems are an integral part of any modern organization. The development of such systems require an in-depth understanding of strategies, systems planning and processes, global and local influences, emerging technologies, and socio-technical and workforce issues.

The primary purpose of this course is to introduce students to the key concepts of information systems from a global strategic viewpoint. By understanding salient elements within this domain, students are able to acquire skills and knowledge essential to managing information systems in a global environment.

This course also prepares the student to gain a fundamental knowledge of the principles of information systems that can be applied in other areas of study.

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

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 27 January 2023