DescriptionWhat is Business Information Systems?
Digital transformation is occurring throughout business and industries, nationally and internationally. Digital transformation is a journey that an organisation embarks upon to change its client engagement, creating new business models or enabling its employees to work in a different manner using technology. Digital transformation connects a range of existing and new technologies to create value including the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data Analytics (BDA) and Data Visualization, Cloud Computing, Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) and Blockchain, Mobile Web, etc. As the ICT and business linkage is so strong in digital transformation, the hybrid mix of graduate skills most sought after by organisations all across the world is the combination of ICT skills, business acumen, communication skills, and soft skills, such as teamwork and problem-solving capabilities. Thus, the Business Information Systems (BIS) graduate is the perfect fit to drive digital transformation across all industries both nationally and internationally.
Strong growth markets for emerging technologies are driving fundamental change to businesses globally. The availability of hybrid skills for developing, implementing and using ICT for digital transformation is an important condition for the competitiveness and the innovation capabilities of the European, national and international economies. The Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business Information Systems aims to provide an environment and educational opportunities, which will develop confident, reflective, graduates who possess the required high-level technology skills and business acumen as Business Information Systems (BIS) professionals, to drive digital transformation across all industries, nationally and internationally.
Semester 6 will consist of a Flexible Semester. This semester facilitates the further development of skills in the areas of communication, customer service awareness, decision making, problem solving, teamwork, collaboration, commercial awareness, cognitive flexibility, creativity, confidence, emotional intelligence and reflection. In order to encapsulate these important skills in a manner that is most flexible for students, in Semester 6 students will provided an opportunity to participate in one of the following:
Work Placement: Students can opt to spend the semester in an appropriate work placement environment, representative of the wide range of business sectors and industries available to a student of the BIS academic discipline.
Start-Up Lab: The Start-Up Lab enables students to establish and manage a commercial, social or not-for-profit enterprise for the duration of the flexible semester.
International Placement: The International Placement enables students to spend the semester abroad studying in one of our partner colleges in Australia, Canada, China, Europe, India, Mexico, South America, Turkey and the USA.