ICT2001 Information Technology and Decision Making for Business

SUBJECT INFORMATION

SUBJECT CODE

ICT2001

SUBJECT CREDITS

5

SUBJECT OWNER

AIHE Business School

SUBJECT LEVEL

Undergraduate

TOTAL COURSE CREDIT POINTS

120

OFFERED EXTERNALLY

Yes

ELECTIVE SUBJECT

Yes

 

EFTSL*

0.125

* Equivalent Full time Study Load

 

NOTE

This offering may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the time table for further details.

 

Subject Description

Technology has made information available for decision-making ever more abundant and timely, helping to improve the speed and quality of managers’ decisions but to also take advantage of managers need to understand how to create and use that information in their organisation.
The aim of this subject is to enable students to assess the opportunities and problems that managers from different levels face as they use different types of Information Systems (IS) and technologies to help them make decisions. Students will examine technologies such as big data analytics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and business intelligence in a business context, and learn how to evaluate current business processes and identify how business efficiencies can be achieved using IS. Students will gain practical skills using database and analytics tools.

Textbook(s)

Laudon, K., & Traver, C. (2017). E-commerce, Global Edition (13th ed.). Pearson Higher Education.

Teaching Method

Semester Study Period: 3 hour Face-to-face sessions x 12 weeks + 2 hours self study/ assessment x 2 weeks plus personal study hours Winter or Summer School: 7 hours Face-to-face sessions x 5 weeks plus personal study hours

Prerequisite(s)

  • ICT1001 Business Information Systems

Assessment

Task

Length

Duration

Weighting

Individual Written Report – Business Process Analysis

2,000 words

 

20%

Mid-semester Test

 

1 hour

20%

Tutorial activities Business Intelligence Tools Database tools Business intelligence tools (Individual assessment)

   

30%

Group work- Written Report and Presentation

2,000 words

10 minute presentation

30%

Fees

Fees for international and domestic students are published in the AIHE's schedule of fees and charges. Scholarships maybe available.

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