Module Title: Business Information Systems 2
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Labs - communication of knowledge and ideas from the lecturer to the student. Students will perform Project Management and HRM roles whilst completing case studies in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) simulation and Ms Project. Problem Solving Exercises - student will work as part of a team and will work together to resolve various scenarios. Class Discussion and Debate - Students will be encouraged to participate actively in the class sessions, which will develop their analytical and communication skills. Self-directed independent Learning - the emphasis on independent learning will develop a strong and autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to develop skills and knowledge expected of a manager, in Project management information systems (PMIS), IT Governance and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, whilst developing the students proficiencies in Ms Project and SAP's S/4 Hana ERP systems.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Integrate the governance of Information systems within and throughout the Enterprise.
LO2 Analyse Information Systems usage supporting managers in decision making at all levels in the organisation.
LO3 Critically evaluate Information systems for managing change.
LO4 Apply project management to typical business scenarios.
Pre-requisite learning
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Governance of Information Systems and the Organization.
The Organizational continuum, IT Architecture, Frameworks,IT Governance Archetypes, Allocating Decision Rights, Information Security and the Role of the Chief Information Officer(CIO).
Participating in Decision Making.
The Anthony Model: Leading and Managing Teams; Business Intelligence;Total Quality Management (TQM),Business Process Engineering (BPR).
Planning Systems.
Enterprise resource planning(ERP);Change Management; Business continuity; Metrics.
Project Management and Microsoft Project.
Project Management Processes, Models, Principles,Methodologies, Applications,Integration and Case Studies.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Case studies,essays,presentations, simulations. 2,3,4 50.00 Week 8
Project MS Project case study. 1 50.00 Week 15
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 2.00
Laboratory Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 1.50
Independent Learning Time Every Week 5.50
Total Hours 7.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBBBM_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 7 Elective