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Archived Version 2008 - 2009

Module Title Organisational Information Systems
Module Code CA222
School School of Computing

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Module Co-ordinatorDr Mark RoantreeOffice NumberL2.34
Level 2 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
To develop the students' knowledge of the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in business and organisational systems, and the organisational and technical issues relevant to developing and using such systems.

Learning Outcomes
Students will develop: 7 An understanding of technical and strategic ICT issues 7 An appreciation of the nature of information and its use in managerial decision making 7 A general view of the process of analysis and design of a business information system

Indicative Time Allowances
Lectures 24
Tutorials 0
Laboratories 0
Seminars 0
Independent Learning Time 51

Total 75
Assume that a 5 credit module load represents approximately 75 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
Competitive Advantage for IT
Building Business Intelligence
Decision Support
Electronic Commerce
Systems Development
Information Systems Infrastructure

Continuous Assessment20% Examination Weight80%
Indicative Reading List
Management Information Systems for the Information Age
(Haag,Cummings,McCubbrey) McGraw-Hill, fifth edition.

Programme or List of Programmes
BSSAStudy Abroad (DCU Business School)
BSSAOStudy Abroad (DCU Business School)
CAISBSc in Computer Applications (Inf.Sys.)
ECSAStudy Abroad (Engineering & Computing)
ECSAOStudy Abroad (Engineering & Computing)
HMSAStudy Abroad (Humanities & Soc Science)
HMSAOStudy Abroad (Humanities & Soc Science)
SHSAStudy Abroad (Science & Health)
SHSAOStudy Abroad (Science & Health)