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Business technology and information management ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Md. Mahbubur Rahim (semester 1), Tony Lewis (semester 2)

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: An overview of the applications of Information Technology in businesses. Generic business operations and utilisation of information resources. The scope of the unit includes business information systems, network systems, communication technology in IS, e-commerce, web site design and online store construction.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 40% + Six assignments: 60% + If exam mark is 50% or more and performance in all assignments is satisfactory, the unit mark will be determined from 60% of assignment marks and 40% of the exam mark. Otherwise, the exam mark will be returned.

Contact Hours: 3 contact hours per week, comprising of six sets of briefing, workshop and review sessions held fortnightly, of duration 2, 2.5 and 2 hours respectively

Prerequisites: Entry to the Master of Business Technology or equivalent Masters program

Prohibitions: BUS9520, BUS9530, BUS5960, IMS5401