Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||IS Strategy|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||Weeks 1-10|
|Contact Hours||One 3 hour lecture each week|
|Module Personnel||Mr. Lory Kehoe MSc, DBS, BA|
After completing this module, you will be able to
The primary goal of this module is to provide students with an understanding of strategic information management system concepts, research and theories and their application in real–life situations in organisations today
This module addresses the concept of strategy and the skills of strategic information systems planning. Students analyse business and IS strategies and explore the relationships between them. Via case studies, students develop expertise in formulating IS strategy and in quantifying its implications for business operations.
|Recommended Reading List|
Grant K., Hackney R., & Edgar D. (2010) Strategic Information Systems Management, Cengage Learning Essential Reading.
Group Chapter Presentation: 30%, Examination: 70%
Group Chapter Presentation
Each group will present a chapter of the module to the class followed by a questions and answers session on the material covered. The aim of this is to get people reading the book and specifically the chapter they have been assigned. This will result in each group having an in-depth understanding of at least one chapter.
The group will be marked on research, content and delivery and allocated a percentage up to a possible 30%.
Quality Class Participation
Coming to class and active participation is critical to the success of this course. I cannot stress this enough.
The end of module examination will test your knowledge of the material covered during the course and your ability to integrate the different concepts covered.
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