2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Strategic Information Systems Sourcing|
|Lectures||1x 3hr seminar per week|
|Assessment||Mid Semester Test (25%), Individual Assignment (35%), Final Exam (40%)|
|Description||Strategic Information Systems Sourcing has at its core the cost-effective sourcing and delivery of IS solutions with the aim of supporting and enabling business strategy. It covers the procurement of in-house systems, outsourcing strategies and third-party IS sourcing (for example from \\\'the cloud\\\'). The focus of this UoS will be on managerial decisions regarding the design, implementation and delivery of an IS sourcing strategy, and the governance of IS sourcing solutions. You will develop knowledge of the concepts, tools and methodologies used in the negotiation and development of an IS sourcing strategy.|