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MN20014: Managing enterprise information systems

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2018/9
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 30%, EX 70%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 30% - Qualifying Mark: 35)
  • Exam (EX 70% - Qualifying Mark: 35)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this module you must take MA10213 OR take MN10564 OR take MN10077 OR take MN10004 OR ( take MN10545 AND take CM10227 )
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:

* To examine the assumptions, concepts and theories that inform the organizational aspects of information technology.
* It will explore micro, group, and macro level social phenomena surrounding the development, implementation, use and implications of information technology in organizations.
* To focus on emergent IT-enabled organizational arrangements from enterprise systems from an internal and external perspective.
* To discuss the opportunities and challenges that emerge from information systems (IS) use and implementation

Learning Outcomes:

* To deepen students' understanding of importance of IS in organizations.
* To recognise the complex and dynamic relationship between technology and organizations.
* To develop understanding on the enabling role of IS in the emergence of new organizational forms.
* To appreciate the important role that end users have in IS development and implementation.

Skills:
To develop in students a range of personal transferable skills appropriate to undergraduate students. Through diverse methods of implementation (case study analysis, presentations and discussions) it will foster interpersonal, communication, critical and analytical skills.

Content:
Core Topics:
* Links between core business strategy and IS
* Technology-enabled organizational change
* IS implementation and return-on-investment
* E-business and e-Commerce practices
* IS and Privacy
* IS and behavioural issues.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN20014 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Computer Science
  • USCM-AFB09 : BSc(Hons) Computer Science with Business (Year 2)
  • USCM-AAB10 : BSc(Hons) Computer Science with Business with Study year abroad (Year 2)
  • USCM-AKB10 : BSc(Hons) Computer Science with Business with Year long work placement (Year 2)

MN20014 is Optional on the following programmes:

School of Management
  • UMMN-AFB02 : BSc(Hons) Accounting and Finance (Year 2)
  • UMMN-AKB02 : BSc(Hons) Accounting and Finance with Year long work placement (Year 2)
  • UMMN-ANB01 : BSc(Hons) Business Administration with Thin sandwich placement(s) (Year 2)
  • UMMN-AYB06 : BSc(Hons) International Management with Year Abroad (Year 2)
  • UMMN-AFB04 : BSc(Hons) Management (Year 2)
  • UMMN-AKB04 : BSc(Hons) Management with Year long work placement (Year 2)
  • UMMN-AKB05 : BSc(Hons) Management with Marketing with Year long work placement (Year 2)
Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies
  • UXXX-AYB05 : BSc(Hons) International Management and Modern Languages (French) with Year Abroad (Year 2)
  • UXXX-AYB04 : BSc(Hons) International Management and Modern Languages (German) with Year Abroad (Year 2)
  • UXXX-AYB06 : BSc(Hons) International Management and Modern Languages (Spanish) with Year Abroad (Year 2)

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