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MN20014: Managing enterprise information systems

[Page last updated: 23 August 2022]

Academic Year: 2022/23
Owning Department/School: School of Management
Credits: 6 [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 120
Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Semester 2
Assessment Summary: EX 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • Examination (EX 100% - Qualifying Mark: 35)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Requisites: Before taking this module you must take MA10213 OR take MN10564 OR take MN10077 OR take MN10004 OR ( take MN10545 AND take CM10227 )
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.

* 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

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.

Programme availability:

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-ANB07 : BSc(Hons) Business 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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