University of Technology Sydney

42080 Fundamentals of Information Systems

6cp; 3hpw
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Fields of practice: Information Systems program



Appropriate use of information is the key to organisational sustainability and growth in today’s world. This introductory subject imparts students with the fundamental knowledge of key concepts in information systems. It introduces students to the functional dynamics in an organisation and how information system supports them. The subject highlights the key technology, business systems available in current practices. It helps them to understand how to acquire and develop solutions to business challenges using technology and systems. The subject also introduces the concepts of socially responsible use of information encompassing privacy, security, and social impacts of information.

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Autumn session, City campus

Spring session, City campus

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