Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2013 (Day)|
This unit examines the nature of the information needs of organisations, groups and individuals, and the ways in which IT-based systems support them. The main focus of the unit will be on organizational needs for IT-based systems and information management, but it will also consider the wider social context for issues relating to information and IT usage. The changing hopes and expectations of what IT and information can offer to assist the enterprise will be a particular focus of attention. This will provide the basis for consideration of the range of roles required of the IT professional in developing and implementing IT-based solutions to information problems.
On the completion of this unit, students will:
Examination (3 hours): 60%; in-semester assessment: 40%
2 hrs lectures/wk; 2 hrs tutorials/wk