Module Catalogues

E-Business Systems

Module Title E-Business Systems
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

• To develop good understanding of information systems and information technology infrastructure in business environment.
• To introduce key system applications for the digital age and the information systems management in global business today.

Learning outcomes

A. Understand the role of information systems (IS) in global business today, including definition of E-businessand E-commerce, and the dynamic interaction between IS and organisations.
B. Demonstrate awareness of ethical and social issues caused by IT and IS.
C. Explain the information technology infrastructure including telecommunications, the Internet and wireless technology.
D. Identify the development of IT, business intelligence, and data and information security.
E. Understand the core information technology applications including supply chain management, customer relationship management, knowledge management and decision-support systems in business today.

Method of teaching and learning

This module is going to be delivered mainly via a two-hour lecture per typical week and a one-hour weekly tutorial. Module materials and assessment requirements will be available online for students’ access. Case studies / group projects will be organised to encourage students to learn. In addition, students will be expected to devote unsupervised time to background reading, assessment tasks and private study.