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MSC755 - Risk Management for Business Information Systems

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Offerings: Trimester 2
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:S Lichtenstein
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

Global trends in business information systems outsourcing and electronic business highlight the need for companies to understand and manage a wide variety of information systems and information technology (IT) risks including IT services risks, IT project risks, and electronic business risks. This unit explores eight classes of risk for contemporary business information systems.  Students will learn and apply key strategies and techniques for managing a wide range of information systems risk classes. The unit examines the risks within a framework of  information systems governance, standards and audit.

Assessment

Written Assignment 5000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on each item of assessment. 

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1006$1006$1006$2593$2897

* 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.

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