INFS5935 IS Executive Contemporary Issues Seminar Series

6 Units of Credit
Info Systems & Tech Mgmt

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The field of information systems is highly complex and dynamic, and IS executives and professionals often need to continually possess an understanding of the existence, prevalence, implications and application of emerging trends and technologies.This course will provide students with an understanding of the prevalence and implications of contemporary issues in the new and emerging national and international IS management landscape. It will provide students with an opportunity to study some of these key contemporary issues that pose significant opportunities and threats to the IS function of an organisation. Examples include contentious discussions on Green IT, cloud computing, the role of IS professional in contemporary business, and the ROI and implications of agile and lean IS management.This course will include seminars from leading industry and academic experts who will present and discuss key emerging areas of interest in IS, so as to build a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities that these issues create for IS executives. The seminar series provides an excellent opportunity to network with industry and academic experts who are acknowledged as leaders in the field of information systems practice and research.