Australian School of Business
School of Information Systems Technology & Management
INFS1602 INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS
COURSE OUTLINE SUMMER SCHOOL, 2011-2012
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. COURSE TEAM 2. COURSE DETAILS 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Teaching Times and Locations Units of Credit Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses Student Learning Outcomes 3 3 3 3 3 4 5 5 6 6 6 7 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 12 12 12 12 14
3. LEARNING AND TEACHING ACTIVITIES 3.1 Approach to Learning and Teaching in the Course 3.2 Learning Activities and Teaching Strategies 4. ASSESSMENT 4.1 Formal Requirements 4.2 Assessment Details 4.3 Late Submission 5. ACADEMIC HONESTY AND PLAGIARISM 6. COURSE RESOURCES 7. COURSE EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT 8. STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONDUCT 8.1 Workload 8.2 Attendance 8.3 Special Consideration and Supplementary Examinations 8.4 General Conduct and Behaviour 8.5 Occupational Health and Safety 8.6 Keeping Informed 9. ADDITIONAL STUDENT RESOURCES AND SUPPORT 10. COURSE SCHEDULE
1. COURSE TEAM
Staff Name Paola D’Isanto Contact Quad 2094 Tel: 9385-4736 P.Disanto@unsw.edu.au Quad 2114 Jill.Moore@uni.sydney.edu.au Student Consultation Time Tuesday 11:00-12:00
The best way to contact course staff is via email or to see them during their consultation times. In the first instance, please contact your Workshop Tutor with any queries and he/she will either: (i) answer your query or (ii) direct you to the relevant person. If you need to contact the School urgently you can contact the School Office on 9385-5320. 2. COURSE DETAILS 2.1 Teaching Times and Locations Lectures Lectures are held twice a week in Webster Theatre A from 16.00 to 17.00. In Weeks 1,2,4,5 and 6 lectures are held on Mondays and Tuesdays. In Week 3 lectures are held on Tuesday and Thursday. These are not repeat lectures; you must attend both lectures each week. Please be in lectures and workshops no later than 5 minutes past the hour as late arrivals at classes are very disruptive. Workshops Workshops are held twice each week from Week 2 to Week 5. In Week 1 they are held once a week while in Week 6 they are held three times a week. Attendance at all workshops is compulsory. A list of workshop times and locations is available at http://www.timetable.unsw.edu.au/current/INFS1602.html. You must attend the workshop in which you are enrolled. If you wish to change workshops you must do so via the enrolment mechanism at http://my.unsw.edu.au. Attendance at workshops is compulsory. You are expected to have attended 80% of all workshops to pass this course (10 out of 12 workshops). An attendance roll will be kept. If you are unable to attend your allocated workshop because of illness or misadventure then you should notify your tutor immediately (and give them a copy of your documentation e.g. doctor’s certificate). 2.2 Units of Credit Information Systems in Business (INFS1602) is 6 Units of Credit. 2.3 Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses INFS1602 is a foundational course that introduces students to the use of Information Systems (IS) in business and society. It aims to give students an appreciation of how existing and emerging technology affects: (i) The operation and management of businesses,
INFS1602 – Information Systems in Business
The relationships that businesses have with external entities (customers, suppliers, regulators etc.), and The products and services that businesses can offer.
The course aims to further student development as scholars and future business professionals by refining their communication and group-work skills, improving their time management, and assisting their development of research skills. If you are studying Information Systems then INFS1602 is the introduction to the area and is a prerequisite for most Stage 2 & 3 information systems courses. The material that you cover in this course will be built upon in the more advanced IS courses. If...
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