MIS101 - Business Information Systems

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

G Pye

Incompatible with: SIT101
Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour lab per week


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


The Business Information Systems unit introduces the broad fundamental concepts of business information systems, information literacy and information management in organisations. The unit will focus on introducing problem-solving techniques and critical thinking for business solution development along with other topics will including information strategies for people work and technology; translating competitive advantage; E-business; Web 2.0; Cloud computing; Enterprise systems; information security and risk management. Current business information system trends and likely future developments and applications of information systems will also be discussed.


Assignment 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.