INFO123-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Business Information Systems and Technology

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course the student should be able to:
▪ Demonstrate an understanding of what are business information systems (IS), the role of IS on business including how IS can be used to deliver business value, support business strategy, and enhance decision-making.
▪ Demonstrate an understanding of key business processes and the systems that support these processes (e.g. Collaboration Systems, ERP, CRM, Business Intelligence) and of the IS development process.
▪ Recognise various aspects, technologies and trends associated with eCommerce and the Internet (e.g. Web 2.0, social networking)
▪ Discuss key issues associated with managing IS in organisations (e.g. outsourcing, IS security, ethical issues).
▪ Describe key concepts, components, technologies and selection criteria associated with the use of IS (e.g. hardware, software, networks and data communication).
▪ Describe and apply key database concepts to organising, managing and using data in a database  
▪ Gain competence with presentation, spread-sheet and database software (i.e. MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Access).
▪ Use good presentation skills to create and deliver a professional presentation to an audience.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Restrictions

ACIS123, AFIS123, AFIS124

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
02 Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 Online Delivery
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
02 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 12:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
02 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
03 Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
04 Tuesday 14:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
05 Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00 Online Delivery
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
06 Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
07 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Rehua 002 Lectorial
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
02 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 Eng Core 222 & 223 Drawing Office
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
03 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 Ernest Rutherford 140
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
04 Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00 E16 Lecture Theatre
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
05 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 A4 Lecture Theatre
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
06 Tuesday 17:00 - 18:00 Online Delivery
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
07 Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00 E16 Lecture Theatre
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
08 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Online Delivery
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Stephen Wingreen

Tutor

Thilini Bhagya

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Group Presentation 7%
MS Excel Assignment 7%
MS Access Assignment 7%
Mid-semester Test 35%
Final Exam 44%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Ralph Stair and George Reynolds; Principles of Information Systems ; 14th; Cengage Learning.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $875.00

International fee $4,563.00

* 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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