Business Analysis eCommerce Project
Unit code: LEB332
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||36 hours over the semester, normally 3 hours per week|
|Prerequisites||100cps including |
LEB111 Foundations of Business Systems and eCommerce and
LEB215 Business Analysis and Modelling
*From July, 2013 this unit will be taught at the Hawthorn Campus
Formerly known as LEB331 eCommerce and eFS Implementation Project
This is a prescribed unit of study in the Business Major/s. It may also be undertaken as a unit of study in any other Swinburne degree program, subject to the prerequisite and degree requirements.
Aims and objectivesOn completion of this unit students will be able to:
• Apply a systems thinking approach to eBusiness transformation, using a multi-faceted approach to eBusiness innovation and the development of multi-unit international business strategy.
• Critically analyse syndicate assignments via questioning, discussion and self reflection.
• Develop your own thinking skills in ways appropriate to the development of strategic planning for eBusiness initiatives and their implementation.
• Discuss the social implications of technical innovation together with the responsibilities of individuals, businesses and governments for managing the impact of technology on society.
• Present professionally with appropriate documentation.
Teaching methodsThis unit will be taught in a variety of modes including face to face, online, distance and blended modes. Delivery of this unit may be through a mixture of lectures, tutorials, laboratories, seminars and online.
Generic skills outcomesUpon successful completion of the unit you will have developed the following generic skills and attributes:
• The ability to manage change and tackle unfamiliar problems by taking a holistic view of eBusiness or eFS infrastructure and understand its relationship to the business model.
• Awareness of the operating environments of businesses including the inter-related frameworks of resource planning, supply chain, procurement, CRM, finance etc. and how these are integrated to support an enterprise.
• Analysis skills that allow the development of high-level models for modern enterprises and ICT architectures.
• Problem solving skills that allow you to understand and address key issues for management of ICT in the modern enterprise.
• Team work and independent problem solving skills through undertaking individual assessment tasks, working independently and collaborating with other students in syndicate-based assessment tasks.
• Communication skills from participating actively in class by listening, answering and asking questions, collaborating in case studies, increasing your flexibility, delivering presentations and where the opportunity arises, practising inter-cultural communication.
ContentTopics that support project development will be explored. These may include:
• Thinking an eEnterprise.
• Creating Value with Technology
• Development Processes
• eEnterprise and EFS Architectures
• eEnterprise and EFS Functional Applications
• Management Decision Support
• eEnterprise and EFS Technologies
• Reusable Application Models and Reusable Assets
• Managing ICT in the eEnterprise
• Delivering eEnterprise Infrastructure
• Integrating Enterprise, Technology and Society
Text booksKroenke, D., (2008), Experiencing MIS, Pearson International Edition, Pearson International
ReferencesBanks, E., (2001) e-Finance: the electronic revolution, John Wiley, Chichester.
Hoque, F., (2000) eEnterprise: business models, architectures and components, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Kalakota, R., & Robinson, M., (2001) e-Business 2.0: roadmap for success, 2nd edn, Addison Wesley Pearson, New Jersey.