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FIT3019 - Information systems management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: S Teng


Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong CID Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)
Singapore Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit provides students with an understanding of the management issues surrounding information technology (IT), the knowledge of management functions and responsibilities necessary for IT managers, and the knowledge to apply IT management principles in the organisational environment. Main topics include: Information Systems, Management, Managing Essential Technologies, Managing System Development, Managing New Technologies, Acquisition of Hardware, Software, Networks, and Services People and Technology


On completion of this unit, students should have

  1. Knowledge of the relationship between IT and organisational management and current trends in IT and IT management.
  2. Understanding of: operational management requirements of a system and their inter-relationships; evaluating the philosophies and processes behind IT resourcing.
  3. Attitudes of consideration of ethical issues in IT and IT management.
  4. Skills in accessing resource management strategies and applying these in case studies; identifying the processes and potential problems involved in IS development and IT planning.


Exam(3hours):50%; Assignments:50%

Contact hours

one x 2hr lecture/week, one x 2hr tutorial/week


FIT2005 or FIT2027


GCO3816, IMS3002 (Translation set GCO3816)