|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Business|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||26 September 2022|
Pre-requisite: CIS8001 or CIS8008
The discipline of information systems is constantly changing at fast pace. The need to find solutions to everyday problems and develop innovative technologies and systems is paramount to building a sustainable future. This often requires systematic and rigorous research to enable evidence-based decision making. The understanding of the research process and the application of research techniques is therefore essential skills for IT professionals to possess as organisational and business requirements become increasingly complex.
This course is designed as an introduction to applied research for information systems professionals. Students cover the fundamentals of research relating to management information systems, and investigate, synthesise and communicate information to inform management information systems decisions. The course is designed to build foundation skills for students to successfully conduct applied information systems research that employs both quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods.