INFO812 – Management of Information Systems

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Module code
INFO812
Module title
Management of Information Systems
Prescription
Students will explore issues essential to managing an information systems function successfully within an organisation.
Programmes
  • BI1702
  • BI1703
  • BI1704
  • IT1101
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
48
Self directed hours
102
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Analyse and critique the information systems function in organisations
2. Evaluate policies for managing the information systems function
3. Critically analyse emerging technologies and evaluate their potential impact on the
information systems function in organisations
Content
- The information systems function and the role of management
- The role of information systems in the corporate strategic plan
- Policies for managing the information system functions in organisations
- Business case development, cost allocation, direction setting, reporting and governance
- Managing change, compliance, personnel, performance, relationships, risk, service quality
and sustainability
- Impact of emerging technologies on the information systems function
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching and learning methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but are not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, case studies, group activities, face-to-face and online activities.
Assessment Criteria
Overall weighted average of 50 in the assessments
Learning and Teaching Resource
Wintec Learning Management Systems, Computer Laboratory

Required Text:
An extended reference list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module which will be updated as required