Services Science Management and Eng (INFO5991)


The service sector plays a dominant and growing role in economic growth and employment in most parts of the world and information technology (IT) is a key enabler of this. Services Science, Management and Engineering (SSME) takes a multi-disciplinary approach to services as socio-technical systems. This unit of study offers IT professionals an understanding of the role of IT-centric services in a social, economic and business context as well as knowledge of the principles of their design, engineering and management in a service-oriented computing framework. Delivery of the unit is driven by a critical approach to the literature and live case studies presented by industry professionals. The unit's learning outcomes are driven by stated industry needs.

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Session 1 : Weekly, Session 2 : Weekly or Block mode


Through semester assessment (50%), Final Exam (50%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Assumed knowledge: INFO5990 Students are expected to have a degree in computer science, engineering, information technology, information systems or business.

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