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FIT5077

Faculty of Information Technology

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Evening)

Synopsis

This unit extends students knowledge and skills to make use of current technologies in developing business applications on the internet platform. The unit provides an opportunity for students to explore net centric computing focusing on business applications development. The unit has been designed to equip future web application developers and managers of business solutions. Thus practical exercises will be illustrative with industrial strength and technology issues will be given equal coverage with technology details. The primary aim of the unit is to familiarise students with the currently popular web technologies so that their design and implementation decisions in the future will be informed and therefore produce successful systems with a high degree of probability. Topics coverage include data and messages using XML, architecture, scripting and programming in .NET platform

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students will:

  • understand the concept of revenue modelling in eBusiness context;
  • understand OOP as principles of component based software systems;
  • appreciate technology architecture that underpin the deployment of e-business systems, including data formats and various programming solutions;
  • appreciate the use of the internet for commercial purposes;
  • realise the challenges in the planning stage of an e-business venture;
  • realise the challenges in the implementation stage of an e-business venture;
  • appreciate the dynamics of the e-business modelling;
  • appreciate the rapid advancement of enabling technologies and its impact on e-business implementation;
  • be able to identify and communicate issues in the planning, implementation and management of the e-business system;
  • be able to adopt object-oriented paradigm and implement e-business solutions using the three tier architecture;
  • be able to implement simple e-business applications for displaying catalogs and processing transactions;
  • be able to experiment with various technologies in the design and implementation of e-business applications;
  • understand the various roles of e-business professionals (analysts, designers, systems developers, programmers) and how they work together in the current e-business context.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Janet Fraser

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures/wk, 1 hr laboratory/wk

Prerequisites

(FIT9004 or FIT9017) and (FIT9003 or FIT9019)

Prohibitions

BUS5960

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/units/fit5077