20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: Organisations are becoming increasingly dependent on their information systems (IS) for business success. Organisation structures and systems are changing rapidly and this places an extra burden on managers to identify their information requirements. This puts pressure on those staff involved in the development of IS to ensure that managers receive the right information for effective decision-making. Rapidly changing business environments make it difficult to design IS that remain valid for several years. This unit will show that choosing the appropriate method of IS development can often lead to the successful introduction of new systems. This is increasingly important as more companies are implementing 'enterprise-wide' systems.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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