INFO123-21S2 (D) Semester Two 2021 (Distance)

Business Information Systems and Technology

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021


Information technology plays a critical role in business and society, supporting business transformation and innovation, digital lifestyles, and how we communicate and collaborate. This course aims to help students understand how organisations can use data and technology to address business problems, to deliver business value and stay competitive, to create better processes, to improve connections with stakeholders, and to make better decisions. Students are exposed to the opportunities that new and emerging technologies provide, and develop problem-solving skills applicable to any area in business as well as practical skills to capture, organise and use data to support decision-making.


ACIS123, AFIS123, AFIS124

Course Coordinator

Annette Mills


Thilini Bhagya


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Various assignments 25%
Test 30%
Final Exam 45%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Baltzan, Paige; Business driven information systems ; Seventh edition; McGraw-Hill Education, 2021.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $860.00

International fee $4,438.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the departments and faculties page .

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