Information Systems Planning (ISTN422) – 16 credits

This module is optional for fourth year students.

Offered at:  Westville (second semester)

Prerequisite Requirement:  Acceptance into the Honours Programme

Content:  The aim of this module is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of approaches to designing and managing open-standard, networked technology infrastructures.  It is also designed to expose the student to new organisational capabilities, management/leadership principles and sources of value that arise within networked companies.  Topics include: Distributed Systems, IT Architecture, IT Infrastructure, IT in the organisational structure, IT Governance, Human Resources in IT.

Assessment:  Assignments and/or tests (50%), examination (50%).

For further information, please refer to the College of Law and Management Studies handbook.

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