Singapore University of Social Sciences

IT-Enabled Business Transformation

Applications Open: 01 April 2019

Applications Close: 31 May 2019

Next Available Intake: July 2019

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1312 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Business Administration


Synopsis

Information technology (IT) is so pertinent today that it has transformed the way work and business are conducted. Contemporary business managers will need to know how they can leverage on IT at a strategic level to advance their business. BUS362 IT-enabled Business Transformation presents students with an understanding of how IT can hinder, help or create opportunities for their organisations. Such knowledge will serve to better equip students in implementing IT-enabled business transformation. Topics include: information systems strategy and organisational strategy, strategic use of information resource, IT-enabled work, IT-enabled business processes, information systems architecture and infrastructure, IT sourcing and governance, managing IT investments and projects, introduction to business analytics and knowledge management.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester

Topics

  • Linking Information Systems to Strategy and the Organisation
  • Strategic Use of Information Resources in a Global Economy
  • Organisational Strategy: Managerial Levers
  • Work Design: Enabling Global Collaboration
  • Building and Changing Global Business Processes
  • Information Systems Strategy: Architecture and Infrastructure
  • Cost Recovery of Information Systems
  • Governance of the Information Systems Organisation
  • Managing IS Globally
  • Managing Projects in a Global System
  • Business Analytics and Knowledge Management
  • Ethical Guidelines for Information Use

Learning Outcome

  • Formulate information systems strategies to deliver business value.
  • Analyse business environments, strategies, and the use of IS by organizations.
  • Appraise the relationship between IT and the organisation.
  • Design business process and IT architecture.
  • Discuss the sourcing and governance of information systems.
  • Organise the management of information systems projects.
  • Discuss recent developments in the strategic use of information systems.
  • Analyse the financial and ethical considerations of information systems.
  • Apply essential knowledge and interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team.
  • Develop written proficiency.
  • Practice giving presentations in areas related to IT-enabled business transformation.
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