IS4632 - Global Business Systems Strategy and Tactical Management

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Information Systems
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

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

In the era of globalization and digital innovation, firms need to smartly develop their strategy and tactical plan to respond to the dynamic business and technology environments. Meanwhile, many firms struggle with receiving strategic benefits from information systems and technology (IS/IT) investments, given the complexity and uncertainty of the IS/IT services and infrastructure. This course introduces firms’ business model, nature of IS/IT innovation and infrastructure, and a set of methods for strategic and tactical planning of global business IS/IT.  Moreover, this course also discusses the characteristics and challenges of managing global business and incorporates such information in firms’ strategic and tactical planning. Learning this course can help your own firm or business build a digital strategy with a global view, so that you can not only harness digital innovation in achieving alignment with the firm’s current business strategy, but also leverage digital innovation to create new strategies and business capabilities.

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

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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