INFO635-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

Special Topic

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021


Special Topic


Changes in the role IT require business technology leaders to engage in new business, process and operating models. This course explores contemporary and emerging issues, technologies and business models as these relate to the management and use of information systems to enable and deliver significant, enduring and transforming business impacts and customer value. This course is augmented with INFO353 – Contemporary Issues in Information Systems.  Students enrolled in INFO635 shall attend the same lectures but be additionally responsible for further readings and a research-oriented report.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this course, the student should be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key principles related to the application of IT and emerging technologies, including related theories of innovation, change, and technology transfer;
  • Demonstrate understanding of and expertise in emerging technology forecasting.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of different digital platforms / services and their suitability for business applications;
  • Demonstrate understanding of and expertise in identifying and evaluating potential advanced IS/IT projects;
  • Demonstrate understanding of design and implementation of emerging technologies that address business or societal problems.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department


Course Coordinator

Annette Mills


Anushia Inthiran and Stephen Wingreen

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,006.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 5 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems .

All INFO635 Occurrences

  • INFO635-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021