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MIS231 - Professional Ethics in the Digital Age

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MSC348
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

E Bellucci

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

SIT223

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin

Content

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.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Group of 4 students) - Presentation assignment - Interim group project report - 10%

Assessment 2 (Group of 4 students) - Written assignment - Group Research Project (2500 words) - 30%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - e-Portfolio (1000 words) - 10%

Examination 2 hours - 50%

Unit Fee Information

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

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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