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MIS312 - eBusiness Strategies

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously coded as:MSC349
Unit chair:

B Fraunholz

Prerequisite:

One unit at level 2 plus one of MIS101 or SIT101 (MIS101 previously coded MSC120)

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit examines the important themes and contemporary issues in eBusiness strategies. It places special emphasis on helping students develop practical skills in formulating, implementing and analysing eBusiness strategies in a real life business context. In exploring contemporary issues in eBusiness strategies, the unit explores how modern organisations are leveraging social networks, blogs, virtual worlds, mobile computing and various Web 2.0 technologies for next generation eBusiness. In addition, the unit provides deep insight into how organisations generate, capture and share business values from eBusiness.

Assessment

Campus-enrolled and Cloud (online) enrolled students:

Written Assignment (Analytical Essay/Work-based Report) (Group 3-6 Students) 2500-3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

 

Study Tour:

Written assignment 1 (session reviews) 1000 words 20%, Written assignment 2 (journal) 2000 words 30%, Written assignment 3 (group/5 students) 5000 words 50%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available in each of the three assessment tasks.

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