MIS40740 Implementing Digital Projects

Academic Year 2020/2021

Digital Business related projects and initiatives are rapidly evolving and today they should be regarded a central resource in the pursuit of successful business objectives and strategies. As a result, the role Digital Business with focus on mobile business need to be re-evaluated to develop a sophisticated understanding of how Digital Business may help today’s organisation to obtain and sustain competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Many organisations have already incorporated innovative Digital Business applications and projects as part of their overall strategy, however, managers are still trying to evaluate how those initiatives may add sustainable value to the organisation.


This applied module addresses above challenges covering the following topics: digital project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and risk management.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to

(i) Identify and analyse digital project business opportunities (Project Management Simulation)

(ii) Draft a strategic mobile application-related project implementation plan

(iii) Identify and implement successful strategies for managing virtual global project teams (Global Collaboration Simulation)

(iv) Practice collaboration and strategic decision-making to structure effective project diagnosis and response (IT Management Simulation: Cyber Attack)

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

12

Small Group

1

Specified Learning Activities

120

Autonomous Student Learning

40

Online Learning

48

Total

221

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Business Simulations and Personal Reflection Varies over the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

40

Assignment: Class Contributions, Student Activities, Online Quizzes Throughout the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

20

Group Project: Digital Project Implementation (Strategy) Throughout the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

40


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
• Peer review activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Professor Stefan Klein Subject Extern Examiner

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