UniSQ Logo
The current and official versions of the course specifications are available on the web at https://www.usq.edu.au/course/specification/current.
Please consult the web for updates that may occur during the year.

CIS1000 Digital Disruption

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 : 25 March 2023


The advent of digital technologies has revolutionized how individuals and organizations operate. Especially, the use of social media, internet-of-things, artificial intelligence have created new possibilities for individuals and organizations. Such prevalence of these new technologies necessitates you to have working knowledge of how information systems are used in business processes in every aspect including communications, transaction processing, data analytics and in supporting functions ranging from marketing to human resources to accounting and finance. You need to be skilled in order to analyse and solve problems using new digital technologies. As such, it is important for you to understand professional and ethical issues typically encountered through the application of digital technologies.

This introductory course provides you with the opportunity to explore core information systems concepts, enablers and inhibitors of digital transformation process, understand frameworks for navigating digital disruption. In addition, you will get an understanding about ethical issues typically encountered by IT professionals; and will be able to understand the application of technologies for digital transformation initiatives. You will also be able to communicate the findings from information systems to appropriate audiences. This course uses real world scenarios and case studies as well as groupwork and group activities to communication solutions to professional, societal and/or ethical challenges.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2023 Online
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 25 March 2023