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Swinburne University of Technology
Offered by Swinburne University of Technology through Open Universities Australia, the online Management Support Systems unit offers a comprehensive overview of management structures, information technology (IT) systems and the application of IT in order to effectively support management.
Students gain a thorough understanding of the relationship between organisational structure, management and decision making, and are introduced to the various structures possible for hosting each of these.
The role and suitability of different technologies to support each of these scenarios is explored, and you will gain the ability to design, construct and implement their own management support systems for the workplace.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have completed any unit deemed academically equivalent.
In this Management Support Systems unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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You will gain an in-depth knowledge of management structures and the IT systems needed to support effective management and decision-making processes, each of which is directly applicable to the workplace.
Thorough individual and group assessments, students will understand the role of managers and the specific characteristics and components of information computer-based systems, including data warehousing and modelling. Ultimately, students will gain the knowledge needed in order to design, construct and implement their own management support systems for the workplace.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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