IS2062 Information systems development and management
IS2136 Information systems and organisations or IS1060 Introduction to information systems.
Technology, organisational, and social aspects of information systems innovation: The context of information systems innovation; the value of information systems in business firms and public sector organisations; concepts and theories for the study of information systems innovation.
Information systems development: Tasks and methods; information systems development routes (in-house systems development, sub-contracting, packaged software product); the life cycle; critique of the life-cycle; models, approaches and methodologies.
Information systems management: Information systems project management; information systems planning; management of outsourcing; information systems as a service; organisational structures for the management of IS resources; Enterprise governance of IT; management of information systems security; privacy protection.
Information systems and organisational change: Alignment of IT and business strategy; enterprise governance of IT; information systems planning; critique of the IS planning; incremental IS innovation and organisational change through practice; e-government and public sector reform; Soft Systems Methodology for the identification of organisational problems and areas for information systems innovation.