Micro-Credential Credit Bearing

Micro-Credential in
Business Information Technology



Course Category:

Business Skills, Technology Skills

Mode of Delivery: 

Conventional / ODL

Language of Instruction:


Level of the Course:

Year 1


Not Applicable

Credit Value:

3 credits


14 Academic Weeks

Total Learning Hours:

120 hours


The aim of the micro-credential course is to introduce students the knowledge of information technologies that are used to create and enhance both competitive positioning and effective management practices in the current business context.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the concepts underpinning computer and information systems and outline their roles in promoting business competitiveness;
  2. Demonstrate and apply the core principles of computer-based information systems;
  3. Outline and critically analyse the development and implementation of information systems;
  4. Discuss the importance of decision support systems, and apply the information systems principles and concepts to specific business practices.

Assessment Methods 
and Types:

Mid Term -30%, Assignment – 20% and Final Exam -50%

Content Outline:

  1. An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations
  2. Hardware: Input, Processing and Output Devices
  3. Software: Systems and Applications Software
  4. Organising Data and Information
  5. Telecommunications, the Internet, Intranet and Extranets
  6. Electronic Commerce and Transaction Processing Systems (TPS)
  7. Information (MIS) and Decision Support Systems (DSS)
  8. Specialised Business Information Systems
  9. Systems Development
  10. Security, Privacy and Ethical Issues in Information Systems and the Internet

Additional Requirement:

– Able to communicate in English

Entry Requirement:

Minimum Age: 19 years old

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Entry Requirement of the Origin Programme

Bachelor of
Business Administration (Honours)

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Bachelor of
Supply Chain Management (Honours)

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