Delivering IT Business Value
Unit code: HIT8464
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||36 Hours|
Nil. Preclusion: HIT8035 IT Effectiveness
Aims and objectives
This unit of study focuses on delivering business value from IT investments. Students who complete this unit will:
- Have developed an understanding of why delivering IT business value is an issue and of the different contexts in which IT business value is considered.
- Be familiar with several frameworks by which to ascertain IT business value.
- Be equipped with adequate tools to enable the measurement and the demonstration of the business value of IT investments.
- Be able to prepare a business case for IT investment.
Individual Assignments (which includes developing a business case for IT investments and research paper), Group Activities
Generic skills outcomes
The graduate attributes which relate to this unit of study help to produce graduates who:
- Are capable in their chosen professional areas.
- Are adaptable and manage change.
- Operate effectively in work and community situations.
- Are aware of environments
Kaplan, R & Norton, D (1996) The Balanced Scorecard – Translating Strategy into Action, Harvard Business School Press.
Maizlish, B & Handler, R (2005), IT Portfolio Management Step-by-Step - Unlocking the Business Value of Technology, John Wiley & Sons.
Keen, J & Digrius, B (2003), Making Technology Profitable: ROI, Road Map to Better Business Cases, Wiley, New Jersey.
McKay, J & Marshall, P (2004), Strategic Management of eBusiness, John Wiley & Sons