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(B, tour, X)
Trimester 1 (B, X) or trimester 3 (tour to India)
|Unit chair:||D Coulthard|
|Prerequisite:||One unit at level 2 plus one of MSC120 or SIT101|
|Contact hours:||1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week|
* To be recoded 'MIS231 Professional Ethics in the Digital Age' from Trimester 1 2013
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit focuses on the ethical role of information systems and business professionals in organisations. The rapid development of information and communication technologies and the rise of global eBusiness have made significant changes in the way people, organisations and societies operate and new ethical, social and professional issues have emerged. The key aim of this unit is to equip the student with the skills to understand, identify and analyse these issues. The unit will consider some of the key ethical and social issues that have arisen as a result of global eBusiness and provide practical experience in policy analysis and project management.
On and Off Campus
Assignment 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 45% of the marks available on the examination.
Written Assignment 1 (Session Reviews) 1000 words 20%, Written Assignment 2 (Journal) 2000 words 30%, Written Assignment 3 (Group/5 Students) 3000 words 50%, Hurdle requirement pass in all three assessment tasks.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.