Business information systems

Business information systems

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All organisations, from the largest multinational to the smallest start-up, need information technology (IT) to carry them through change and ensure their long-term viability.

As a business information systems analyst, you will be at the forefront of change, guiding organisations toward their goals.

In this major, you will develop a thorough understanding of business information systems, fundamental business IT concepts and how IT can be used to tackle business needs.

With the capacity to communicate with and understand the needs of software developers, business managers and users, you will be in demand to lead communication across all levels of business problem solving.

You will learn how to:

·        conducta detailed analysis of a business problem

·        designa suitable computer-based solution

·        communicatewith other professionals at both the technical and business ends of the ITspectrum

With a special focus on business analytics (also availableas a stand-alone minor), you will learn how analytical tools andsimulation software are used to model, analyse and design business processes.You will acquire practical skills in using quantitative methods, data miningand visualisation to look for patterns and trends in data, and helporganisations solve problems.

Data and case studies will be drawn from diverse sourcesincluding health, life sciences, social networking, economic data, customer andweb traffic and scientific research.

In the final year Industry Experience project, you will be partof a team developing an IT application for a real client, learning how tomanage all its stages, communicate with stakeholders and develop projectdocumentation to a professional standard. If you are accepted for our IndustryBased Learning (IBL) program, the extendedmajor gives you the option of a second placement.

And you can complement this major with a minor, major or doubledegree in Business or Commerce.

Professionals who can manage IT solutions in the workplace arehighly sought after. As a work-ready graduate who is articulate, skilled andattuned to the needs, methods and attitudes of business, you'll have a widerange of career opportunities.

Become a leader in IT management, solving business needsusing technology, with a Business information systems major in InformationTechnology from Monash.

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Extended Major Note Clayton
Minor Note Clayton

This area of study is offered in the following courses or can be taken where you have 8 free electives. To see if you can take this area of study within a double degree select from the course offering below.

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