Course Brief

To understand the process of developing information technology to enable the organisation to achieve its business objectives.

  • This course is offered in 60 hours

By the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Discuss the role and significance of how information technology can aid the business enterprise.
  • Explain the activities involved in assessing how information technology systems support the business.
  • Evaluate the methods and techniques used to assess and monitor information technology systems, including e-business and e-commerce.

Types of information technology systems; enterprise and functional information technology systems; systems implementation. Strategic decision making within Business and how to employ e-business; understanding

Ethical, Legal, Social & Professional Issues:
This course deals with a variety of ELSP issues including, information and data privacy; external and internal risks such as security, viruses and hacking; software copying; moral, legal and ethical dilemmas; professional conduct in a working environment.

Personal and Professional Skills:
A range of personal and professional skills will be developed during the course. The coursework typically will focus on an appropriate case study and involve the application of a range of skills developed during the course. This will allow for the development of comprehension, synthesis, analysis and critical evaluation abilities.
Tutorials will involve case study analysis to be carried out individually or in teams and will allow for the development of communication skills, problem solving, presentation, and critical evaluation.

Coursework – 100%