Business Information Systems

Overview

 

Subject: Business Information Systems ISYS2056

This is an introductory course in business analytics using readily available desktop tools (Excel and Access database). 

This six-week course develops your skills to build solutions that meet the requirements of business to effectively integrate Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) into their operations. 

You will acquire the ability to build models using database, web and spreadsheet technologies and communicate with management using business reports and presentations. 

Cost

Free of cost

Important dates

Orientation:  Friday 3 September 2021

Course starts:  Monday 6 September 2021 

Course ends: Friday 15 October 2021

Teaching times:

  • Monday 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm AEST
  • Tuesday 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm AEST
  • Saturday 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm AEST

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How you will learn

The course is delivered over six weeks via RMIT’s virtual learning environment, Canvas.

Each week there will be:

    Two hours of online delivered lecture content which students are responsible for watching in their own time

    Four hours of workshop delivered content (teacher led), comprising two 1-hour sessions and one 2-hour session.

There is additional content provided to support student learning, including downloadable workshop materials, online quizzes and links to online resources.

In week 3 and week 6, the 2-hour session is replaced with a 90-minute assessment task.

Assessment One

A 90-minute test delivered on Canvas covering material from Weeks 1-3 in both workshops and lectures.

Assessment Two

A Business Report where students are asked to analyse data provided in a spreadsheet then present a report to the business owners outlining their analysis and recommendations.

Assessment Three

A 90-minute test delivered on Canvas covering material from Weeks 4-6 in both workshops and lectures.

Admissions

To take part in the RMIT Global Summer School Program you must be:  

  • at least 16 years old or over   
  • currently enrolled in Year 11 or Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification   
  • studying and/or have studied English in year 10 

RMIT Global Summer School courses are currently only available to students residing in the following countries:   

  • India  
  • Sri Lanka  
  • Vietnam  
  • Indonesia  
  • Bangladesh  
  • Malaysia  
  • Singapore  

Further study

Successful completion of Business Information Systems through RMIT Global Summer School Program will enable you to gain a credit in our relevant Bachelor of Business programs. 

Major studies in information systems include business IT development, information systems strategy and governance, business databases, e-business systems, and business analysis and design.

As a graduate of this multidisciplinary degree, you will be equipped with in-depth skills and knowledge to implement impactful technological improvements across a range of industries.

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aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.