2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
MIS201 for M305, M340, D320, D366 students ONLY
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2-hour class and 1 x 1.5-hour lab per week
11 x 2 hour classes (recordings provided) + 3 x 1 hour online seminar
Enterprise systems (ES) are organisation-wide information systems that organise support for business processes, facilitate flows of business information and management decisions, and provide business analytics and reporting services. Enterprise systems play a particularly important role in enterprise resource planning (ERP), which allows smooth integration of information between an enterprise, its supply chain partners and customers, and internally across different business functions with a view to automate a wide range of business activities, such as manufacturing, sales and service provision, finance and accounting, marketing, human resource management, etc. This unit will give students a broad overview of Enterprise Systems, explain their role in running an organisation, and in designing effective business structures and processes. It will also provide students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in using the industry-standard Enterprise Resource Planning systems SAP.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Describe the key business processes and data flows that support business operations.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Explain the role and structure of enterprise systems in a large and complex organisation.
Explain the integrative role of enterprise systems for information within the organisational context.
Identify the issues surrounding business wide systems and ERP systems in particular.
Evaluate and report on a case study ERP implementation.
GLO4: Critical thinking
Demonstrate practical expertise in using an enterprise resource planning system.
GLO3: Digital literacy
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MIS352 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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