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MIS399 - Applied Business Project

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MSC303
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:S Keller
Prerequisite:

For students commencing courses D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366, D388, M300, M307 from Trimester 1 2016: Must pass 4 units from MIS201, MIS202, MIS231, MIS352, MIS312, MIS313, MIS398

 

For students commencing courses D367, D368, D370, D371, M340 from Trimester 1 2016: Must pass 16 credit points of units.

 

For all other students: Must pass 16 credit points of which 3 credit points must be information systems (MIS coded) units.

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

SIT302

Recommended:

MIS398

Contact hours:

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

Note:

This unit should be undertaken in the student's final trimester of study.

Content

This unit involves students undertaking an industry-based information systems pilot project.  Projects will involve project management, business or systems analysis, systems development or business case development.  Students will be placed into a project team on the basis of their skills and experience, and each  team will be assigned a client.  Projects will involve either: the design and/or implementation of an information system; or the preparation of business case recommendations.  The unit also covers project management theory and techniques and provides students with the opportunity to apply the theory to their allotted project.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Group-6 students) - Applied project deliverable or report (4000 words) - 60%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written contemporary reflection/critical analysis (2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Professional identity assessment - 20%

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