ICT Systems Integration and Management

The details
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Colchester Campus & Apprenticeship Location
Spring Special
Undergraduate: Level 5
Monday 14 January 2019
Friday 22 March 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

BSC YHG1 Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Engineer)

Module description

Module description
The aims of this module are to introduce students to how ICT systems can be managed, and how business applications can be integrated. The taught theory will be complimented by 'guest' lecturers from industry who will set the theory into a real life context.
Learning Outcomes
* Show how ICT systems can support an organisation.
* Discuss lifecycle and software process issues in the context of particular information systems.
* Compare and contrast different methods and techniques used to assure the quality of systems.
* Create visual representations of business processes.

Outline Syllabus
* Information Systems and Information Workflow
* Business Information Systems
* Acquiring and developing Business Information Systems
* Project management, estimation and control
* Business Information Systems design and analysis strategies
* Change management
* System security
* Cloud Computing and Virtualisation
Guest lectures on topics such as management of information systems, technical provision of complex services and business workflows.

Module aims

No information available.

Module learning outcomes

No information available.

Module information


Learning and teaching methods

Work-based-learning supported by online course material and webinars. The students will receive via Moodle and Listen Again all lectures given in CE219


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   Assignment: Work Flow    100% 
Exam  120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main) 

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
40% 60%


Coursework Exam
0% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Giovanni Stracquadanio, email: g.stracquadanio@essex.ac.uk.
Dr Louis Clift
CSEE School Office, email: csee-schooloffice@essex.ac.uk Telephone: 01206 872770



External examiner

Dr Jeremy Ian Hiller Gow
Goldsmiths College
Available via Moodle
Of 2 hours, 2 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).


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