MG213 Half Unit
This information is for the 2017/18 session.
Dr William Venters
This course is available on the BSc in Management. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit and to General Course students.
The course will cover the role of data, information and knowledge within management; the evolution of digital management practices; digital business strategy; information systems development and organisational change; ebusiness; big-data; globalisation and IT; information systems outsourcing; and IT infrastructure including cloud computing, AI, automation and digital infrastructures.
20 hours of lectures and 9 hours of classes in the LT. 2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of classes in the ST.
Students on this course will have a reading week in Week 6, in line with departmental policy.
A formative assignment will be set consisting of one mock exam question. The purpose of the mock exam is to provide - as realistically as possible - a practise session for the final exam.
Beynon-davies, P. (2013). Business Information Systems, Palgrave, London.
Galliers, R. and Leidner, D. (2009) Strategic Information Management. Routledge, London.
Laudon, K and Laudon, J (2013) Management Information Systems, Pearson, London.
Exam (60%, duration: 2 hours) in the main exam period.
The summative coursework will be a group project. Students will have the opportunity to form their own project groups within their allocated class, but the course teaching team will retain the right to make changes to group membership where necessary.
Total students 2016/17: 88
Average class size 2016/17: 15
Capped 2016/17: No
Lecture capture used 2016/17: Yes (LT)
Value: Half Unit
- Team working
- Application of information skills
- Commercial awareness