Introduction to Systems and Business Analysis

This introductory module is an intellectual roller-coaster of information technology triumphs and challenges in modern organisations.

MythBusters meets Microsoft in this philosophical slugfest over the fallacies and pitfalls of IT-enabled life. From the ease of hacking your bank account to the relationship between speed dating and business meetings, this module will hit you week after week with paradigm-breaking insights that will change the way you see IT, business and life forever.

This is a non-technical module about technology; it covers the design, use, misuse and effects of technological artefacts in organisations, and corresponding ramifications for individuals.

Terms taught Michaelmas
Credits 8 ECTS or 15 UK
Assessment 60% exam, 40% coursework