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BIS B123

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BUSINESS COMPUTING APPLICATIONS

BIS B123

More information: Course Guide

BUSINESS COMPUTING APPLICATIONS

Course Start Date
Spr 2024
Course Level
Foundation
Length in Terms
1 term
Credits
5
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
5,500
Future Terms
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Spr 2024
Foundation1 term5
English
5,500

Course Coordinator: Dr Leung Chi Chung, BA (Ji Nan); MSc, PhD (Aberystwyth)

Course Development Coordinator: Dr Leung Chi Chung, HKMU

Aims
This course aims to introduce learners to fundamental concepts of business computing and its applications. It also enable learners to develop knowledge for evaluating business computing applications.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to information systems (IS)
  • Information systems infrastructure
  • E-commerce and social media
  • Business analytics
  • Information systems security

Learning support
There are six two-hour tutorials.

Assessment
There are two assignments and an oral presentation. Students must use Microsoft Word to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Online requirement
The course is supported by the Online Learning Environment (OLE). Students can find the latest course information from the OLE. Through the OLE, students can communicate electronically with their tutor and the Course Coordinator as well as other students. Course materials are available in print form but students can also access them online. To access the OLE, students will need to have access to the Internet. The use of the OLE is required for the study of this course.

Set book(s)
A custom textbook will be provided.