IS5600 - Global Information Systems

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Information Systems
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The aims of this course are threefold: 

  • to stimulate an understanding of the current state of global information systems in terms of their development, their capability, and their role in corporate and government strategy;
  • to explain what global information systems are in terms of theory and practice;
  • to give a foundation for the appreciation of how new types of information system will be likely to influence and change global business practices. 

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Information Systems