[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Home Monash Info News and Events Campuses and Faculties Monash University
Monash University Handbooks


Management information systems (6 points)


Leader: Dr Susan Hinton (Chief Examiner)

Peninsula Second semester 2003 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The components of IT; characteristics of hardware, software and telecommunications; types of information systems; networking and the worldwide web; managing 'information' workers; using IT to promote business objectives and gain competitive advantage; systems development methodology; IT-enabled transformation to create adaptive, flexible organisations; social and system issues associated with IT; managerial problems posed by IT. Computer laboratory exposure to a variety of applications software including electronic mail, project management, graphics, and other decision support software.

Assessment: Essay (3000 words): 30% + Group research assignment (2000 words): 20% + Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours class contact

Prerequisites: MGW1010 or equivalent

Help | Contacts | Site Map | Staff Directory | Search