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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Introductory

Unit aim

This unit develops students’ understanding of individual’s use of personal mobile computing devices within an enterprise and how such devices may be used to engineer optimal efficiencies and effectiveness of enterprise processes. Students will examine technologies, interfaces, infrastructure and strategies for the deployment of systems that enable the use of personal computing devices in an enterprise both internally for employee activities and externally with the client base.

Unit content

Topic 1: Types and applications of mobile technologies in an enterprise
Topic 2: Infrastructure for the use of mobile technologies in an enterprise
Topic 3: Mobile technologies in an enterprise and business strategy
Topic 4: Evolving human-computer interfaces
Topic 5: Strategic approach and framework for integrating individuals’ mobile technologies in an enterprise
Topic 6: Evolving opportunities for client liaison based around mobile devices and social networking
Topic 7: Developing and implementing projects of individuals’ mobile technologies in an enterprise
Topic 8: Security, ethical and societal issues arising from the use of individuals’ mobile technologies in an enterprise
Topic 9: Issues arising from current trends and future directions.

 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify and describe emerging technologies associated with mobile devices and their user interface
2 plan, develop, implement and evaluate utilisation of individuals’ computing devices from a managerial perspective to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of information management performance and decision making of an enterprise
3 identify expanding opportunities for advertising, marketing and promotion of an enterprise through the use of social net-working and mobile devices
4 describe legal, social, ethical, cultural, human, and security implications in using individuals’ computing devices in an enterprise
5 discuss trends, developments and critical issues in using individuals’ computing devices

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify and describe emerging technologies associated with mobile devices and their user interface
    • GA5:
  2. plan, develop, implement and evaluate utilisation of individuals’ computing devices from a managerial perspective to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of information management performance and decision making of an enterprise
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
  3. identify expanding opportunities for advertising, marketing and promotion of an enterprise through the use of social net-working and mobile devices
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
  4. describe legal, social, ethical, cultural, human, and security implications in using individuals’ computing devices in an enterprise
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
  5. discuss trends, developments and critical issues in using individuals’ computing devices
    • GA5: