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MIS782 - Business Value of Information

Unit details

Year2016 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





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


Online teaching methods require internet access.


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 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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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