Modules for course N2AS | MBA/INFOMAN
MBA Information Management

These are the modules currently offered on this course in the 2018–19 academic year.

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Year 1 Modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • ICP-4121: Database Systems (15)
  • ICP-4125: Web Technologies (15)
  • ASB-4413: Int'l Strategic Management (15)
    The concepts of strategic management. The vocabulary of strategy; prescriptive and emergent strategies. Strategy, the organisation and the environment. The core processes: strategic analysis; strategy formulation; strategic choice. Vertical integration; make/buy decision; corporate parenting and internationalisation.
  • ASB-4431: Organisations and People (15)
    Theories and models of management: classical and contemporary; Organisation structures: strategy, design and function, job design; Organisation cultures: values, ethics, norms of behaviour; Organisation processes: survival, change, growth and development; Organisational learning, and learning organisations; Individual differences: perception, learning, motivation, equality and diversity; Groups and teams in the organisation; Managing relationships: power, control and conflict resolution, communication; Managers as leaders, people developers, coaches; Managing and rewarding performance.

Semester 2

  • ASB-4007: Finance for Managers (15)
    The different roles of accounting and its relationship to shareholder value and business structure; Measuring and reporting financial performance: the balance sheet and the profit and loss account; Management control and the use of budgets; The role of accounting information in marketing, operating, human resource and accounting decisions; Strategic investment decisions; The management of working capital; Sources of finance & financial markets.
  • ASB-4115: Management Research (15)
    • Research methodologies and philosophy: positivism and interpretivism; • Qualitative research methods and the search for meaning; • The process: selecting a research strategy and design; • Data gathering, documentary records, triangulation and mixed methods; • Quantitative research design and methodologies; • Analysis of quantitative data; univariate and multivariate analysis, factor analysis, cluster analysis, and MANOVA.
  • ICP-4123: Tech for Internet Systems (15)
  • ICP-4143: Information Systems (15)

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  • ASB-4905: Applied Business projects (IM) (60) (Semester 3)
    Summary of Course Content: This should be a summary paragraph of list of the topics to be covered by the module. A. Students will choose 2 Applied Business Projects for Information Management from the list below. It is likely that a small number of additional projects will be made available depending on the research interests of new staff and it is possible that the menu of projects might vary slightly from year to year within an equivalent structure. 1. Business Planning. 2. e-Business and Value Chain 3. Human Resource Management 4. International Business 5. Investment and Private Banking 6. Operations Management B. Software Hut ¿ this elements enables students to understand the principles of software engineering through project planning, design and software development through the group implementation of a software product for a real world company