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MIS250 - Business Applications for Managers

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (Online)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne) intensive, Cloud (Online) intensive

Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

D Mather


Completion of at least 8 credit points in any discipline



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 90 minute class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week


Cloud (online) Intensive offering:*
Unit is taught intensively in blocks during trimester 3.  Students enrolled in this mode must actively participate in CloudDeakin across the dates specified below:

  • 21/01/2015
  • 23/01/2015
  • 28/01/2015
  • 30/01/2015
  • 06/02/2015

(all classes 10:00am-4:30pm)

Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive offering:*
Unit is taught face to face intensively in blocks during trimester 3.  Classes are not held every week, but attendance is required across the dates specified below

  • 21/01/2015
  • 23/01/2015
  • 28/01/2015
  • 30/01/2015
  • 06/02/2015

(all classes 10:00am-4:30pm)


Note: As this unit is offered in Cloud (online) intensive mode, it may impact on some international students' enrolment.  It is the student's responsibility to monitor their enrolment.


  * Students will be expected to complete some pre-reading in preparation for the unit (made available via CloudDeakin upon commencement of Trimester).


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.


Computers have changed the world and are a critical part of the business environment. This has driven the need for digitally literate professionals who:


1) understand how businesses are enabled through digital systems

2) can effectively use various business applications and services to deliver outcomes for decision makers.


This unit will provide students with that clear understanding as well as the skills necessary to have a successful career within the digital economy.

The skills learnt are applicable across business disciplines.


Assessment 1 (individual) - Business analysis and report - 20%, Assessment 2 (groups of 3-4) - Business recommendation and presentation - 40%, Assessment 3 (individual) - Self-reflection analysis - 25%, Assessment 4 - Microsoft IT Academy selected - 15 %

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