ECX2123 - Economics of innovation and high technology
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics
Leader(s): Dr Gennadi Kazakevitch
This unit examines the contribution of information and electronic commerce technologies and products in a range of organisational contexts and the means of assessing the impact of these technologies and products using both qualitative and quantitative measures. Topics to be covered include: IT and EC products, costs, pricing and impact; frameworks for decision making; impact on monetary and payment systems; risk analysis; project justification; cost management; financial guidelines; system evaluation measures and estimates of benefits.
Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (2 hours): 60%
3 hours per week