units

FIT5133

Faculty of Information Technology

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 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 2014 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2014 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Off-campus)
Malaysia Second semester 2014 (Evening)

Synopsis

Covers the core skills for enterprise architects, addressing the structuring and delivery of IT services in organisations. Addresses topics including SaaS, Cloud computing, enterprise 2.0 and other collaborative technologies, services science management and engineering and services strategy.

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • understand the purpose of enterprise architectures and the underlying principles of their design;
  • understand individual IT systems and services as interrelated components of an enterprise-wide platform;
  • acquire knowledge of industry-standard enterprise architecture models, approaches, frameworks and standards;
  • gain insight into the need for sound data, information and technology governance strategies;
  • contribute substantively to decisions regarding the design of an enterprise architecture for an organisation;
  • contribute to the alignment of an organisation's IT strategy, platforms and systems with the overall organisational strategy and management functions.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • 2 hours of lectures
  • One 2-hour tutorial

(b.) Study schedule for off-campus students:

  • Off-campus students generally do not attend lecture and tutorial sessions, however should plan to spend equivalent time working through the relevant resources and participating in discussion groups each week.

(c.) Additional requirements (all students):

  • A minimum of 8 hours independent study per week for completing lab and project work, private study and revision.

Prerequisites

FIT5123 or FIT9006 or equivalent