Unit details

MIS782 - Business Value of Information

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

H Tscherning

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week.
Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access.

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%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$2871$3208

* 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.


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