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Information Systems for Competitive Advantage - ACCG922

Information systems are becoming indispensable as a source for sustainable competitive advantage in every industry. This unit provides a deeper understanding of how Information Systems relate to strategic decision making to provide a competitive advantage. It includes the analysis of major issues faced by senior managers leading the (IT) organisation. Hence, this unit covers two main areas; information systems strategy, which focuses on a long term and organisation wide methodology, and issues that information systems leaders face in today’s organisations. It includes analysis and application of the following areas: value of information systems, managing projects, risk management, governance and crisis management, managing talent, and emerging technologies.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Accounting and Corporate Governance staff

((ACCG611 or ACCG861) and (admission to MAcc(Prof) or MAcc(CPA) or MAcc(Prof)MCom or MIntAccg)) or (4cp in ITEC units at 800 level) or admission to MCyberSec Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ACCG853
Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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