Deriving Business Value
2014 unit code: INF20009 (formerly LEB211)
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||36 Hours over the semester, normally 3 hours per week|
Aims and objectives
1) the concept of value and on the sources of value for modern business in a world where organisational ,sustainability and environmental harmony are increasingly dominant themes
2) the role of social capital in businesses and the consequent implications for organisational culture, structure and strategy
3) methods for identifying and analysing value in organizations, including the value chain, value networks, and value shops, along with tools for measuring organisational value and sustainability.
2) Evaluate the value proposition and configuration for a given organisation
3) Compare and contrast a range of methods for creating and leveraging value in organisations by using examples.
4) Discuss a range of tools for measuring value in an organisation
5) Compare and contrast the roles and contributions of an evolving group of stakeholders in ensuring the sustainability of organisations
6) Examine the role of IT/IS in value creation in organisations.
7) Explain the key business concepts of strategy, culture and infrastructure and apply them to IT alignment scenarios
Value Creation Proposal 25% - 30%
Final close book examination 40 -50%
Generic skills outcomes
- Analytical, critical thinking and research skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Teamwork skills
- Ability to work independently
- Communication skills
1) Value and value propositions 2) Value configuration 3) Value from Business models and business model innovation
Lesson 2: The organisational landscape:
1) Organisational types, structures, cultures and strategies 2) Collaboration and competition 3) Entrepreneurship and innovation
Lesson 3: Creation of business value through various kinds of capital – human, social, and economic
1) Kinds of capital – human, social, and economic 2) Stakeholder management
Lesson 4: Supply and value chain management
1) Supply and value chains 2) Supply chain and integrated supply chain management
Lesson 5: Value creation through IT/IS
1) Creating value through IS (e.g. Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Decision Support System (DSS) 2) Creating value through Internet and social technologies 3) The alignment of IT/IS Strategies with business strategies 4) IT/IS Governance
Lesson 6: Mapping and measuring organisational value and sustainability employing tools such as Measurable Organisational Value (MOV), the Balanced Scorecard, the Intangible Assets Monitor, the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) and the Environmental Performance Index (EPI).
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