In this unit students will be introduced to the key concepts and principles involved in the sourcing, integration and management of ICT assets as a key organisational resource. The unit examines two strategic themes: organisational approaches to the sourcing and implementation of ICT solutions; and organisational approaches to the adoption and management of its ICT assets. These two sets of issues are inter-related - effective ICT implementation is only possible when the solutions chosen match the organisation's human and organisational needs. This unit therefore includes a practical set of principles, tools and techniques to follow when managing the acquisition and integration of all corporate ICT solutions.This unit provides students with an understanding of the underlying issues of ICT sourcing and integration and the management of vendors and service providers; the knowledge of management functions and responsibilities necessary for ICT managers to ensure acceptance and adoption of new solutions; and the skills to apply ICT management principles in the organisational environment. Main topics include: the changing IS environment; introducing new/improved systems into a business (hardware, software, networks, services, vendors and staff); effective change management; and managing essential technologies.
|Unit name||ICT System Acquisition and Integration|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
|Discipline||Information & Communication Technology|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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- KIT203 or KIT204 or KIT206
There will be no face to face sessions but you are required to participate in a virtual learning environment to acquire knowledge of the unit and to complete various assessment items. You are expected to do 6 - 10 hours of self study each week.
40% exam, 60% in-semester (20% quizzes, 20% online discussion forums, 20% professional report)
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