The information explosion in the world today is so huge that without the right professionals equipped with the right knowledge, it would be extremely difficult for large businesses to function. With the humongous rise in the global outreaches of business houses and the spiralling increase in the population around the world, businesses need to cater the needs to population at large, for which information is of vital importance. The course on Global Information and Systems Strategies focuses exactly on the pressure point which helps business and professional outperform. Knowledge is wealth, and in the globalised world today, information is knowledge, but the information available to people is so huge that processing this kind of data and information because absolutely impossible for any individual without the right skills and tools.
The main focus of the course is on the vital significance Information Systems have in today’s world and the ways Information Systems help any business to exceed their competitor’s performance. This course provides a student with the in-depth knowledge on how information systems help any give business organisation by facilitation decision making process of managers and staff. Students also gather the fundamental knowledge of Database Management Systems and how DBMS application are vital to the decision making process. The strategic importance of information systems is explained to the students via the course curriculum along with development and implementation of the information systems.
The course is designed in such a way that upon completion of the course the student is usually able to explore and identify challenges and opportunities in information systems and to formulate an opinion and further offer possible remedies; understand and implement basic information systems guidelines, concepts and ideas of how industrial and public arrangements use information technologies to actualise their mission and goals; display an ability to get together with peers to examine and solve business troubles with information technologies, and exhibit the solution in a team report; showcase an ability to discover potential prospects for creative and sustainable usage of information technologies to attain corporate objectives; exhibit effective communication by writing in such a way that it communicates ideas, meaning and/or argumentation in a format that generically follows conventions in the information systems spectrum; employ technology and online abilities to locate pertinent entropy for the assignments, analyse the exhibited problems and data, and engage in the use of the resources provided on UConnect.
The course is spread in units in such a way that underlying concepts and fundamental knowledge of the topic is thoroughly covered. Some of the major topics are Organisations, management and the networked enterprise, Data analytic, infrastructure of the Information Technology, Key system applications for the digital age, Building and managing systems, Database Management Systems. These topics, in combination with the assignments which a student needs to submit, cover significant amount of depth related to the subject of Information systems and how they work. A student also needs to go through a written examination in order to be awarded for this course.
Many major universities around the world offer this course on Information Systems with a view of mazximising the student’s knowledge on the topic, or building it from the ground. University of Southern Queensland offers this course by the name ‘Global Information system strategy’ and the course code in USQ for this course is, ‘CIS8000’. London School of Economics offers a course in this field by the name ‘Global Strategy, Management and Information System’ the course code is LSE is ‘IS472’