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BX2019 - Business Information Systems

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

The subject provides an overview of the concept of systems, information systems, and business information systems. It introduces the students to the types and roles of business information systems (BIS) such as Accounting Information Systems (AIS), Management Information Systems (MIS), and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in organisations. The subject also introduces business processes and business transaction processing. It examines how technology impacts on transaction processing and business processes. During this subject, an accounting system for small and medium size business is used to develop an understanding of business transactions. The subject also introduces the processes of specifying information systems. This subject is compulsory for students wishing to satisfy professional accreditation requirements in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting).

Learning Outcomes

  • explain the role and purpose of business information systems;
  • identify business and information risk exposures and develop control strategies;
  • use an accounting information system to record business transactions and produce appropriate business and accounting reports;
  • describe the process of acquiring or developing business information systems;
  • identify and document business processes, cycles and events and examine their relationships.
Assumed
Knowledge:
BU1002 or BU1902
Prerequisites: 6 CP OF BU OR BX SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU1009 BU2209 CO1801 CO1821 CO2801 CO2821

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturers: Dr Singwhat Tee, Dr Dale Wadeson.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (15%); test/quiz (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals.
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (15%); test/quiz (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals.
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (15%); test/quiz (20%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Eddie Chng.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals.
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (15%); test/quiz (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Ian Burnett.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (15%); test/quiz (20%).

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: Dr Singwhat Tee.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (15%); test/quiz (20%).

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