The module explores the application of concepts, theory, knowledge, as well as the practical tools and skills necessary to develop novel strategic IS models and frameworks, that ultimately lead to organizations’ achieving competitive advantage through the use of IS/IT. The module provides a thorough contextual appreciation of the factors and challenges that confront business organizations in their strategic information systems planning, as well as IS investment decision making and their use of various IS strategic governance structures and models. The module also appraises the core theories germane to strategic management and competition analysis often used to leverage information systems.
landscape of Information Systems is important to both research and practice,
yet is vast with divergence of perspectives. This module provides a brief
introduction to graduate research in information systems. The module introduces
key research themes and issues in Information Systems and includes theoretical
and philosophical perspectives that can enhance students’ thinking of the
This module covers the effective management of IT/IS resources. It also addresses the history of management; discusses the basic roles, skills and functions of management; examines leadership, managing change; human resource management and motivation issues; leadership and conflict management; and managerial responsibility for effective and efficient achievement of goals.
module provides students with the essential skills of critical thinking and
sound reasoning to assist them in analyzing, evaluating and constructing sound
arguments, and in improving their problem-solving skills.
This research group seeks to understand how best to teach computing, how computing students learn, and how best to enable their learning. It also addresses issues such as enrolment, progression and graduation matters in computing programmes, and the factors enabling or hindering the successful completion of these processes.
The Faculty of Engineering and Computing's Teaching & Learning Committee provides this e-space to its faculty members as a medium for the sharing of opinions, ideas, best practices, notification of workshops, policy-related matters, and other general issues relating to teaching and learning within our faculty and university setting.
- Teacher: Lisa Shaw
This module adopts a constructivist approach to equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies for integrating ICT across the components of the 21st Century learning environment. This module focuses on the fundamentals of ICT, the teacher as a digital practitioner, and the philosophy of ICT in education.
- Teacher: Lisa Shaw