BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

BUS5BIM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Organisations in the digital era rely heavily on Information Technology (IT) as an enabler of their business strategy. In this subject you will be introduced to the underlying principles and characteristics of business-IT strategy alignment. You will learn to analyse organisations and their potential for growth and innovation and being competitive using Business-IT strategy alignment maturity model. While organisations align IT with their business strategy to improve customer and business value they also need to factor information management, IT governance, ethics and risks associated with IT implementations which are exposed to social media and cyber attacks. Case studies and IT tools will be used to explore these issues. Ethical and legal issues related to the evolving role of IT professionals will also be covered.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesTutorial exercises, case study based  group assignment, exam, class quiz.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUA5MIS OR BUA5AMI

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

IT Strategy: Issues and Practice

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMcKeen, J.D. and Smith, H.A.

Year2014

Edition/Volume3rd

PublisherPEARSON PRENTICE HALL

ISBN9781292080260

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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. Identify and analyse the IT function and its role to the overall business to achieve and sustain its competitive advantage in the market place.
02. Evaluate and compare IT-Business alignment, capability maturity model, management of emerging technologies and IT governance of a business.
03. Formulate and justify strategic recommendations on Business-IT alignment by applying Business-IT strategy alignment maturity model to an enterprise including analysis of organisational culture and ethical parameters.
04. Persuasively present Business-IT Alignment report in an engaging style for a professional and disciplinary audience.
05. Collaboratively work as a member of a team on a complex Business IT problem and learn team work and management skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Major Business-IT Strategy alignment Case Study assignment and presentation Group of 4 students with a word limit of approx. 2000 words per student

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lecture quizzes and exercises 10 quizzes in class with a word limit of approx. 150 words per quiz Exercise assessment has a total word limit of approx. 1200 words per student

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

City Campus, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Major Business-IT Strategy alignment Case Study assignment and presentation Group of 4 students with a word limit of approx. 2000 words per student

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lecture quizzes and exercises 10 quizzes in class with a word limit of approx. 150 words per quiz Exercise assessment has a total word limit of approx. 1200 words per student

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Major Business-IT Strategy alignment Case Study assignment and presentation Group of 4 students with a word limit of approx. 2000 words per student

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lecture quizzes and exercises 10 quizzes in class with a word limit of approx. 150 words per quiz Exercise assessment has a total word limit of approx. 1200 words per student

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Major Business-IT Strategy alignment Case Study assignment and presentation Group of 4 students with a word limit of approx. 2000 words per student

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Lecture quizzes and exercises 10 quizzes in class with a word limit of approx. 150 words per quiz Exercise assessment has a total word limit of approx. 1200 words per student

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4