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MIS782 - Business Value of Information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:Nil
Unit chair:

H Tscherning

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access.  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

Content

The unit introduces students to how ICT investments including business analytics generate business value. This requires positioning information as a business asset and understanding ICTs contribution to gaining competitive advantage of the firm.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual or group of 2 students) - Essay based on a guest speaker's presentation or a written case study ( 1500 words) - 15%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Business Case Development (Marchewka, JT 2003) - Equivalent to 5000 words - 60%

Assessment 3 (Individual  or group of 2 students) - Essay based on "Social Media Analytics" (3000 words) - 25%

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