MIS399 - Applied Business Project


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MSC303
EFTSL value: 0.125

MIS201, MIS398 plus 14 credit points of units.

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: SIT302
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour class per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 3 hour online seminar per week plus online independent and collaborative learning activities including 


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

PLEASE NOTE: 'Stand-up meetings' will commence in week 1.

A ‘Stand up meeting’ is conducted by Agile teams usually at the same time and place every day for 10-15 minutes to discuss progress of the project.

For this unit, in the 'Stand-up meeting', each team member needs to answer the following questions in the context of the project assigned to them:

  • What did I do last week?
  • What will I do this week?
  • What obstacles are impeding my progress?

Please refer to the unit resources provided on the unit site to learn more about 'Stand up meetings' and how they can be conducted effectively. 


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.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Campus students must attend all in-class stand-up meetings during the trimester.
Cloud students must submit a recording of at least three stand-up meetings during the trimester.
Successfully complete the professional literacy module to gain access to the assignment dropbox.

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