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CO5140 - Information Analysis and Systems

[Not offered in 2020]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

To create competitive firms, managing global corporations, adding business value, and providing useful products and services to customers. Information Systems' knowledge is essential. This subject introduces students to the quantitative tools that are necessary for day-to-day business needs and provide the information necessary to enable the effective operation of an organisation. The subject also introduces key concepts in Information and Communications Technology, essential quantitative theory and tools necessary for business intelligence and data analysis needs of modern organisations.

Learning Outcomes

  • define the control objectives and applications in information systems;
  • articulate ideas, decisions, recommendations and other information in a clear, concise writing style tailored to a given audience;
  • explain the professional and ethical considerations in the use of information technology in business operations and decision-making;
  • identify and use information technologies to gain a competitive advantage, both at an individual and organisational level;
  • analyse and interpret data to provide meaningful information to assist in decision-making.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (% - 50%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (% - 30%)
  • Mid Semester Exam - (% - 20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.