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St t i IT A Strategic Applications li ti

Lecture 0
Course Introduction

11th August A t 2011

Teaching Staff  Instructor  A/Prof Pan Shan Ling  Office: COM2 #04-15  Email: pansl@comp nus edu sg  Instructor  Dr D I Irene Woon W  Office: COM2 #03-04  Email:  Consultation by appointment 1 .

Yang Zhenbin  Email: Staff (cont’d)  Teaching Assistant  Mr. M W Wang Deliang D li  Office: COM2 #02-20  Email: E il  Consultation Co su tat o by appo appointment t e t 2 .sg dl d  Tutor  Mr.

Schedule  Lectures  Every E Th Thursday d  LT 19 4-6pm 6  Tutorials  1 hour per week. Tuesdays  Starting from Week 3 (23rd August) 3 .

Module Objectives  To understand the nature and characteristics of information systems To appreciate the strategic role of IS/IT in organizations industries and society organizations.  4 .

Nature of the Module  Descriptive in nature. much reading of qualitative information Requires critical thinking and analysis skills Uses case studies and “landmark” articles to illustrate concepts 5   .

g. egovernment S Strategic i IS Si in O Organizational i i l Work k – business b i intelligence.Module Outline     How can IT/IS be used for strategic advantage St t i IT/IS i Strategic in Society S i t e. supply chain Refer to the IVLE lesson Plan for schedule and readings (updated on ongoing basis) 6  . mcommerce. online li communities St t i IT/IS i Strategic in businesses b i e. ecommerce.g.

Students have to download the articles from the NUS digital library.Text and Readings  Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World  Joe Valacich  5th edition di i and Christoph Schneider  Required readings will be stated in tutorial sheets or IVLE Lesson Plan. Required reading materials are examinable. 7 .

Assessment and Grading Policy  Assessment:  Tutorial attendance and participation 10%  Term Assignment Paper (Team) 25%  Term Assignment Presentation (Team) 5%  Final exam 60%  E Exam will ill b be OPEN BOOK 8 .

Tutorial (10%)  Tutorials consist of: 1 introductory i d tutorial i l  2 reading discussions  3 cases     Read and analyze readings and cases. and prepare for f d discussion before b f class l All students should actively participate in the discussion/analysis Attendance and participation will contribute to marks 9 .

Presentation – 5%  Groups will be formed within your tutorial groups during Tutorial 1  Refer to Term Assignment Requirements document available in IVLE  Deadlines   Report – Week 9 (Oct 10th Monday)  Presentation slides – Week 9 (Oct 14th Friday)  Presentations – Weeks 10-12 10 12 (tutorial times) 10 .Term Assignment (30%) Paper – 25%.

Final Exams (60%) 25 November afternoon  It will cover all the topics covered in the module including reading materials and module. tutorial cases  Open-book Open book  You are not allowed to bring in any materials i l that h infringe i f i copyright i h l laws  11 .

Please do not email.Course Policies  Lectures  Start punctually at 4pm  Short break after about 50 minutes  Please switch off mobile phones and respect others’ right to a distraction-free class environment  Tutorials  Please be punctual  Please attend only your registered tutorial group  All tutorial t to ial registrations egist atio s should sho ld be final fi al befo before e Week 3 (Tutorial 1)  Any y request q to change g tutorial group g p should be done through CORS. 12 .

Course Policies (cont’d)  Past Exam Questions  We do not discuss solutions to past year exam questions check IVLE Announcements. Forum and g y Lesson Plan regularly  Communications  Please    Pls participate in the IVLE Discussion Forum Email lecturers/tutors using your SOC email account Questions to be directed to the relevant Q lecturer/tutor 13 .  Copyright  Only original copies of the textbook will be allowed into exams 14 .Course Policies (cont’d)  Plagiarism  The University takes a serious view of p g plagiarism or any y form of cheating g  Please ensure you cite all sources of your work  Please go through http://emodule.nus.

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