INFO343-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

IT Governance and Strategy

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

Description

The course focuses on organisational leadership, structures and IT management processes to support and sustain business strategies. It examines important concepts and models related to managing IT such as IT strategy, IT planning, IT alignment and IT evaluation. The course provides students with knowledge and skills to be able to make useful contributions to a range of IT related decisions in organisations.

The course focuses on organisational leadership, structures and IT management processes to support and sustain business strategies. It examines important concepts and models related to managing IT such as IT strategy, IT planning, IT alignment and IT evaluation. The course provides students with knowledge and skills to be able to make useful contributions to a range of IT related decisions in organisations. more employable in a world where IT has become so important.

Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes
The course introduces important concepts and models related to managing IT. We expect students to demonstrate their understanding of this knowledge in a number of ways. By the end of the course you will be able to:

1. Explain important IT concepts, especially IT strategy, IT value, IT planning, IT alignment and IT evaluation.
2. Analyse complex business situations to identify and evaluate IT alternatives, and make informed recommendations.
3. Effectively communicate in writing

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.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

(1) 15 points at 200 level from INFO; and (2) an additional 30 points at 200-level or
above

Restrictions

INFO303, ACIS303

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 14:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 141
22 Feb - 4 Apr
3 May - 6 Jun

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 18:30 - 20:30 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
29 Mar - 4 Apr

Course Coordinator

Stephen Wingreen

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Case Study Portfolio 25%
Presentation and Participation 5%
Research Case 20%
Mid-term Test 20%
Final Examination 30%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Pearlson, Keri E. , Saunders, Carol S., Galletta, Dennis F; Managing and using information systems : a strategic approach ; Seventh Edition; Wiley, 2020.

Course links

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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $877.00

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 department and colleges page .

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