MG213 Half Unit
This information is for the 2020/21 session.
Dr Edgar Whitley NAB.3.32
This course is available on the BSc in Management, International Exchange (1 Term) and International Exchange (Full Year). 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; big-data; information systems outsourcing; and IT infrastructure including cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence, 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.
Students will present draft essay plans for peer review in the LT.
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.
Essay (50%) in the period between LT and ST.
Group project (40%) and reflective learning report (10%) in the LT.
The reflective learning report will be individual reflections on group working.
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.
Important information in response to COVID-19
Please note that during 2020/21 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the situation of students in attendance on campus and those studying online during the early part of the academic year. For assessment, this may involve changes to mode of delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.
Total students 2019/20: 129
Average class size 2019/20: 13
Capped 2019/20: No
Value: Half Unit
Personal development skills
- Team working
- Application of information skills
- Commercial awareness