Information management is a business function that’s critical to the operation of every modern organisation. It involves the careful management of people, processes and technology to ensure that information is handled effectively and lawfully.
In this specialisation, you’ll learn how to investigate and understand an area of an organisation that’s in need of improvement. You’ll be able to identify where information systems and technology can aid the organisation, and you’ll have the skills to recommend, create, introduce and manage new systems to bring about improvements.
The knowledge and skills you develop will boost your employability through developing your ICT-related problem-solving skills and in-depth understanding of what actually works to solve problems in real organisational contexts.
What jobs can the Information Systems in Business lead to?
- Business analyst
- Business development manager
- Systems analyst
- IT sector
- Resource sector
- Finance and insurance
What you'll learn
- have demonstrated narrower knowledge and understanding in a further field of study that is typically at a level that, whilst supported by advanced textbooks, includes some aspects that will be informed by knowledge of the forefront of information systems, GC1
- can apply their narrower knowledge and understanding in a manner that indicates a professional approach to the field, and have competencies typically demonstrated through devising and sustaining arguments (to both specialist and non-specialist audiences) and solving problems within information systems, including using digital technologies, GC2, GC3
- can gather and interpret relevant data within information systems to inform judgements that include reflection on relevant social, scientific, or ethical issues, including being aware of the diversity of international perspectives associated with information systems, and how these impact upon the practice of the field, GC4, GC5
- display a high standard of professional behaviour, including effective time management, both independently and as a team member, GC6