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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The success of investments in information systems is critically dependent on how well they are managed in organisations. Students in this subject develop an understanding of IT alignment to business, capability maturity of the IT function, IT governance, role of infrastructure and protecting the IT assets, link between infrastructure planning and business strategy, IT outsourcing, information systems performance measurement; organization forms enabled by emerging technologies; personnel selection, training and assessment; IT project and change management. Ethical and legal issues related to evolving role of IT professionals, security and privacy, managing IT professionals, dealing with contracts, and interacting with clients and users are also covered.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Zyngier

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites BUS5BID and BUS5EBI and BUS5EIS


Incompatible subjects BUA5MIS, BUA5AMI

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManaging the information technology resourcePrescribedLuftman, J.N.PEARSON PRENTICE-HALL, 2008. EBOOK FROM LULU.COM
ReadingsIntelligent IT outsourcingRecommendedCullen, S. and Willcocks, L.BUTTERWORTH, 2003
ReadingsMaking IT count: strategy, delivery, infrastructureRecommendedWillcocks, L.P., Petherbridge, P. and Olson, P.BUTTERWORTH & HEINEMANN, 2002
ReadingsStrategic information management: challenges and stategies in managing information systems.RecommendedGalliers R.D., Leidner D.E. and B.S.H. BakerBUTTERWORTH, HEINEMAN. 2002.
ReadingsStrategic information management: challenges and strategies in managing information systemsRecommendedGalliers, R.D., Leidner, D.E. and B.S.H. Baker.BUTTERWORTH, HEINEMAN, 2002.

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