Strategic Information Systems Sourcing (INFS6002)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

1x 3hr seminar per week

Assessment

individual assignment (25%), individual assignment (35%), and final exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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