Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||STRATEGIC IS PLANNING|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||Semester 1|
36 hours lectures (12 weeks x 3)
3 hour session per week – lectures, seminars, team working and individual research.
|Module Personnel||Maria Loomes and Diana Wilson|
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the theories, models and professional practise associated with establishing, developing and implementing information systems (IS) policies, strategies and plans.
Overview of the IS field with an emphasis on technology leadership. IS strategy and policy development. Barriers and IT function communications issues and problems. The adoption of solutions/tools to improve IT capability and value contribution by a CIO and the IS function.
|Recommended Reading List|
Reading material will be handed out and appropriate references / links advised. Other resources will be presented in class.
Assessment will be based on a team assignment worth 40% and two individual assignments – one of 20% and one worth 40%
All of the submissions must achieve a pass mark and all will be completed before the start of Semester 2.
|Academic Year of Data||2017/18|