Introduces information and communication technologies (ICTs) that are used to support organisations, and discusses how they are used:
- within organisations
- to streamline interactions between organisations
- to compete in an increasingly connected and competitive world.
Provides practical experience in using a selection of ICT applications that support business.
Not currently offered.
This Course was last offered in Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore).
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Describe current information and communication technologies, how they are selected and developed, and how they are used by organisations to produce goods and services, and to cooperate and/or compete with other organisations;
2. Use a selection of software that supports business and personal productivity;
3. Critically evaluate, individually and in teams, possible application of ICT systems in a particular small business, and create some of those systems.
- The role of information and communication technologies in information, knowledge, and operations management, in supply chain management, in decision support and in pursuing competitive advantage in business.
- Information and communication technologies, including the use of a selection of relevant software.
- Planning, designing and implementing business systems.
- Information risks: privacy, security and ICT-related crime.
Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Tutorial Exercises
Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Group Case Study
Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Practical Tests
Formal Examination: Final Examination
Quiz: Regular online quizzes