Module Overview

Strategic Information Systems

This module engages participants to develop the skills to contribute to strategic planning to exploit the implementation of new information technologies in their organisations. It will enable participants to manage information systems effectively and to implement IT dependent strategic initiatives that provide sustainable strategically aligned advantage over competitors in the Logistics and Supply Chain Industry Sector

Module Code

STIS 4002

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Definition of strategy, information systems, information technology and strategic information systems.

Evaluation of traditional frameworks and models and their application is SIS

Strategic information systems planning

Developing and IS/IT Strategy

Sustainability Framework applied to IS/IT

Enterprise IS Solutions – ERP, SCM, CRM, EBusiness

Strategies for Information management – Value Chain, Virtual value Chain, Digital Data Genesis

IS/IT service management – Outsourcing, vendor relationships, cloud computing solutions

Future Technologies – Social, Mobile, Cloud, Big Data, Internet of Things, 3D Printing, Convergence of technologies

Development and Acquisition Strategies and frameworks

Privacy, Security and Ethics

The delivery of this module will be a series of lectures (2 hours per week) , project work and presentations

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Formal Examination70
Other Assessment(s)30