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Bachelor of Business
(Incorporating Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in Business)

Business Information Systems 425000

Semester 1 2013

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Item 1 Description Welcome to Paper Overview Paper Level & Points Hours Taught Delivery Mode Independent Study Page 3

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Teaching Team & Contact Details

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Paper Information 3.1 Pre-requisite Requirements 3.2 Paper Aim 3.3 Learning Outcomes 3.4 Content

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AUTonline Programme Organisation

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Texts Required & Recommended Texts

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Weekly Programme

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Assessment Information Business Assessment & Study Handbook Extensions and other Special Consideration Applications (SCAs) Assessment Structure Exam Timetable Location Pass Requirements Assessment Details

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Welcome to the Business Information Systems paper of the Bachelor of Business Programme.

You are expected to read the contents of this study guide, also available on AUTonline under “All My Courses”. This paper runs for 12 weeks, and has 2 hours of lecture and 1 hour of workshop per week. Students will be required to supplement each hour of class with 3 hours of their own work: This is a level 5 paper, worth 15 points.

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Teaching Team and Contact Details

Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Angsana A. Techatassanasoontorn Email address for paper: bis@aut.ac.nz Team members Phone Lecture: Tues. 10:00-12:00, WE 240 Dr Angsana A. (09) 921-9235 Techatassanasoontorn Workshop: Stream 01—Tues. 12:00-13:00, WF204 Stream 02—Tues. 13:00-14:00, WF511 Stream 03—Tues. 14:00-15:00, WF414 Tingting Zhang Workshop: Stream 04—Wed. 12:00-13:00, WF313 Stream 05—Wed. 08:00-09:00, WF511 Awinder Kaur awkaur@aut.ac.nz Wed. 10:00 – 11:30 Thurs. 10:00 – 11:30 tzhang@aut.ac.nz Tue. 15:00-16:30 Wed. 14:00 -15:30 E-mail Address angsana@aut.ac.nz Office Hours Tue. 15:00 – 16:30 Wed. 10:00 – 11:00

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Paper Information Prerequisite requirements
There are no prerequisites for this paper.

Paper Aim
The aim of this paper is to introduce key components of information systems (people, hardware, software, networks, data) and how these components are integrated and managed for business operations, decision making, collaboration, and competitive advantage.

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Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper the student will be able to: 1 Explain the role of information systems in modern organizations 2 Explain the key components of information systems

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3 Explain various types of information systems that provide the information needed for business operations, decision making, customer and supplier relationships, enterprise wide integration 4 Explain information system security using both human and technological safeguard mechanisms 5 Analyse the ethical concerns that information systems raise in society and their potential impact 6 Design and implement relational database applications for small-scale systems 7 Create tables, relationships, and reports and perform basic queries 8 Use business analytical tools in Excel

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Content
• IT role in organizations • Value creation with information systems • Information Systems Infrastructure • Networks and Telecommunications • The Internet • Managing organisational information • Accessing organisational information for decision making • Extending the organisation: Supply Chain Management • Building a customer-centric organisation: Customer Relationship Management (CRM) • End-to-End organisational integration: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) • E-Business • Ethics and information systems security

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AUTonline Programme Organisation
Details of all papers, major requirements, full paper descriptors, exam schedules (mid semester and final), assessment forms, semester timetables and all other information relevant to current students can be found on AUTonline under “My Organisations” http://autonline.aut.ac.nz

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Texts
Laudon, K.C. & Laudon, J.P. (2013). Essentials of Management...
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