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MAN1600 Information Systems for Business
Credit Points: 15

Information Systems are made up of hardware, software, data, procedures and people. Management Information Systems (MIS) is the development and use of information systems that help businesses achieve their goals and objectives. While businesses can purchase hardware and software that may be generally available to all organisations, it is how these components are used together with the data, procedures and people in an organisation that could provide businesses with a competitive advantage.

In this unit students will examine some of the underlying issues in the use and development of information systems across a number of industry types and organisational functions, enabling students to gain an appreciation of how information systems support business strategy. This includes the role of the Internet and emerging technologies. The unit will also examine the ethical, social, cultural, international and legal implications of information systems.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C24Associate Degree of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Y70Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Business
G95Bachelor of Business
G95Bachelor of Business - Bunbury
K34Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
K93Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
K92Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
Y88Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Business
Y88Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Business - Bunbury
K91Bachelor of Tourism Management
MAAAHIBusiness Major
MAAADIManagement of Information Technology Major
MIAACVManagement of Information Technology Minor
MAAAHQPublic Practice Major - Bunbury
MIAAEUPublic Practice Minor - Bunbury
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012