Information Systems Solutions and Design

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Information Systems Solutions and Design

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

    ISYS2421 Business Data Management and Analytics

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description

    Information systems are the lifeblood of modern organisations as they are an integral part of most business activities. In this course, you will develop the necessary skills to design and implement information systems solutions to address basic business issues.


    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

    On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

    Apply theoretical and technical knowledge of information systems to facilitate and support business practice.

    Select and apply various tools and techniques to effectively implement information systems to support business processes.
    - PROG Programming/Software Development (Level 3)
    - DBDS Database Repository Design (Level 2)
    - TEST Testing (Level 2)
    - CMFG Configuration Management (Level 2)

    Respond to issues and challenges faced by businesses and generate a range of potential solutions.

    Select appropriate information systems solutions to address specific business issues.
    - DESN Systems Design (Level 3)

    Design and implement information systems to address specific business issues.
    - DESN Systems Design (Level 3)
    - PROG Programming/Software Development (Level 3)
    - DBDS Database Repository Design (Level 2)
    - TEST Testing (Level 2)
    - CMFG Configuration Management (Level 2)


    Overview of Learning Activities

    Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


    Overview of Learning Resources

    Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT /Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

    Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

    Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


    Overview of Assessment

    The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

    Assessment Task 1: 15% 
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 4

    Assessment Task 2: 35% 
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 4, 5

    Final Examination: 50% 
    Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

    Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.


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