Course Title: Digital Business Systems

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Digital Business Systems

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


620H Business IT and Logistics


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
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 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021


City Campus


665H Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain


Sem 1 2022,
Sem 2 2022,
Sem 1 2023


RMIT University Vietnam


620H Business IT and Logistics


Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet2 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet3 2016,
Viet2 2017

Course Coordinator: Dr Ariel Kam Ha Lui

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 6294

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: Building 80

Course Coordinator Availability: Appointment via email

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Enforced requisite:

002907 Business Information Systems

Please refer to the RMIT Course requisites page for more information on enforced requisites.

Course Description

Digital businesses leverage digital technologies to create new business models and new ways to conduct business. Digital businesses are increasingly important as technology has shifted from being a facilitator of business to being at the heart of business strategies in our ever-digital world. 

In this course, you will develop the necessarily knowledge and skills to transform existing businesses to digital businesses and develop new digital businesses.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development


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

CLO1. Critically analyse business problems and opportunities that can be addressed or capitalised upon by using digital systems, and recommend feasible solutions.

CLO2. Design, develop, justify and evaluate digital systems as solutions to business problems and opportunities.

CLO3. Work individually and collaboratively with others to analyse business problems and opportunities to design, develop, justify and evaluate digital systems as solutions.

CLO4. Effectively elucidate the value proposition and technical details of solutions to non-technical business professionals.

Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning will be supported through various activities which may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; debating selected topics on discussion forums and producing written work.

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. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

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 tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 4

Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3: 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.