Course Title: Governance and Change in Digital Business

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Governance and Change in Digital Business

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

INTE2412

City Campus

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018

Course Coordinator: Dr Naomi Whiteside

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5794

Course Coordinator Email: naomi.whiteside@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.08.61

Course Coordinator Availability: Please check with course coordinator


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

N/A


Course Description

This interactive course challenges you to critically evaluate industry practice using IT governance and change management standards, frameworks and models. It allows you to develop an understanding of how to get more value from IT investments via better IT Governance in the firm’s strategic context.    The implementation of IT Governance policies, processes and organisational structures requires organisations to embrace and manage change to ensure that technology is accepted and used appropriately. Therefore, related change management issues, models and processes will also be examined, focusing on supporting staff through complex IT related change in the workplace. 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the performance of real world practice concerning IT Governance and Change Management strategies.
  2. Determine and design activities supporting IT Governance that are mindful of contemporary change management theories.
  3. Analyse, apply, and report on current IT governance concepts and frameworks for audit and compliance purposes.
  4. Review the availability and appropriateness of risk analysis applied to IT Governance.
  5. Construct and implement IT Governance and change management plans drawing upon relevant industry frameworks.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT/Canvas. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 3

Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5

Final Examination: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.