Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject has two areas of focus that occupy professional activity. These are the understanding and application of professional ethics and the promotion of user acceptance of information systems. In this subject students will develop their analytical and practical skills in professional issues in business information systems. The focus is on the implications of and for professional standards, ethics, governance, privacy, intellectual property, piracy and the interrelating areas of information systems that support the storage, manipulation and retrieval of organisational knowledge. At the completion of this subject students should have a good understanding of the concepts necessary for informed and responsible professional practice.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Walker

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules


Co-requisitesBUS5BID OR BUS5EBI

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand of the ethical behaviour and responsibilities of a computer and information systems professional
02. Understand the range of legal issues that are impacted by the impact on a computer and information systems
03. Demonstrate the clear view about the ethical issues and related professional activities in the information's systems
04. Understand the place of IT in Australia and globally

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