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CIS8011 Digital Innovation

Units : 1
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 : 28 May 2023


In recent years, the role and integration of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has been fundamental to enhancing the business operation of any organisation and allowing it to achieve operational efficiency and success. At the same time, it is critical to understand, prioritise and exploit potential opportunities provided by such environment. Learner will be introducing with the skills to able to exploit opportunities provided by ICT and digital revolutions.
On the one hand an enterprise has to distinguish between genuine ICT trends and expensive blind alleys; on the other, to be competitive, it must quickly seize the initiatives offered by ICT. Individual experiences and academic publications will be used to develop required skills. The learner will be able to critical analyze the implication of digital innovation in a business environment as well the implications to internal and external communities, employees, partners, customer, users and other stakeholders in the innovation process. In any business environment, innovation and critical thinking cannot be outsourced, and this course provides a sound background to achieving these skills in the context of developments in the digital landscape.

This course provides an overview of the theoretical and practical implications of the latest developments in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and provides skills in determining their value to the business model and overall operation. This course helps learner to interpret the implication of the development of culture that encourages innovation, risk taking, and collaborations. Students explore the knowledge, skills, and capabilities of digital innovations in a competitive, global and digital society. A range of topics and technologies are examined, explored and analysed in a business environment. This is done using a number of approaches for researching, analysing and synthesising from sources ranging from learned to trade journals. The learners undertaking this course are required to have access to a learning and teaching environment and resources.

NOTE: Learners undertaking this course are required to have the ability to research with an understanding of ethical research practices. Learners are also expected to critically analyse and solve problems arising in complex organisational real-life situations.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Transition Semester 3, 2023 9W Online
Date printed 28 May 2023