Micro-Credential Credit Bearing

Micro-Credential in
Information System Management & Strategy​


Course Category:

Business Skills, Technology Skill

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


Many traditional business processes have been transformed by the digital economy. This module discuss information technologies that are used to create and enhance both competitive positioning and effective management practices in business environment. The aim of this course is to appreciate how IT can achieve competitive advantage, to contribute to new information systems strategies, and to understand the relationship between new management structures and information systems.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the importance of information systems and their roles in promoting business competitiveness;
  2. Apply the core principles of computer-based information systems towards organizational strategic management;
  3. Examine how information systems are used to solve problems and make business decisions
  4. Develop strategic management systems planning of an organization

Assessment Methods 
and Types:

Assignment -30%, Project– 40% and Final Exam -30%

Content Outline:

  1. 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
  8. Specialised Business Information Systems
  9. Systems Development
  10. Security, Privacy and Ethical Issues in Information

Additional Requirement:

– Able to communicate in English

Entry Requirement:

Minimum Age: 22 years old

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Time Table

Every Wednesday 7pm – 10pm

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Entry Requirement of the Origin Programme

Master of Business Administration

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