2014 Unit of Study

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Enterprise Systems and Integrated Business
UoS Code INFS3040
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1
Prerequisites None
Prohibitions INFS3005
Assumed Knowledge INFS1000 or equivalent
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 3hr seminar per week
Assessment mid-semester test (35%); individual enterprise system portfolio (35%), and group project (30%)
Description This unit provides you with an in depth understanding of the way in which implementation and use of large scale integrated Enterprise Systems change the nature of organisational capabilities, processes, and roles. You will understand the strategic role of Enterprise Systems in providing a platform for improved business operations and designing information infrastructures. You will gain considerable hands on experience with an enterprise wide system, such as SAP, concentrating on the way in which such systems support integrated business processes. Through a combination of discussion and practical work, you will gain strong knowledge in both the organisational and technical aspects of Enterprise Systems You will also explore the emergence and implications of cloud-based Enterprise Systems and the implementation process.