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MIS399 - Applied Business Project

Unit details

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Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:MSC303
Unit chair:

Suprika Shrivastava


For students commencing courses D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366, D388, M300, M307 from Trimester 1 2016: Must pass 4 units from MAE256, MIS201, MIS202, MIS203, MIS231, MIS271, MIS352, MIS312, MIS313, MIS372, MIS384, MIS398.


For students commencing courses D367, D368, D370, D371, M340 from Trimester 1 2016: Must pass 16 credit points of units.


For all other students: Must pass 16 credit points of which 3 credit points must be information systems (MIS coded) units.

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Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour class per week
Cloud(online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 11 x 3 hour scheduled online seminars


This unit should be undertaken in the student's final trimester of study.


This unit involves students undertaking an industry-based information systems pilot project.  Projects will involve project management, business or systems analysis, systems development or business case development.  Students will be placed into a project team on the basis of their skills and experience, and each  team will be assigned a client.  Projects will involve either: the design and/or implementation of an information system; or the preparation of business case recommendations.  The unit also covers project management theory and techniques and provides students with the opportunity to apply the theory to their allotted project.


Assessment 1 (Group-6 students) - Applied project deliverable or report (4000 words) - 60%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written contemporary reflection/critical analysis (2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Professional identity assessment - 20%

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