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MIS250 - Business Applications for Managers

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2014

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


  * 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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