MIS799 - Information Systems in Practice


2020 unit information

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

Available to students enrolled in Master's level courses only


Successful completion of 8 credit points of Postgraduate level study and must include MIS701, MIS741, MIS761, MIS770, MIS782 and MIS798

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
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)

11 x 3 hour class (recordings provided) + 11 x 1 hour online seminar


This is a capstone project unit that will provide students with the opportunity to develop Information Systems practice skills. The unit aims to provide students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience by working on an authentic business problem from concept to solution under the guidance and direction of a team of academic staff and industry advisors.

On completion of the unit students should be able to:
1. Investigate a business problem and identify associated stakeholders and business processes
2. Identify and source information relevant to the business problem
3. Analyse the business processes and information to understand drivers and impacts
4. Explore and evaluate the utility of alternative IS driven solutions
5. Develop strategies for the successful implementation of the optimal solution

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