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Learn about the Management of Information Services during this postgraduate level Open Universities Australia and Curtin University unit. Management of Information Services will guide you through a wide range of management functions, including financial, strategic and facilities planning, marketing strategies and activities, and human resource management. Other key areas, including legal and safety considerations, will also be discussed. You will gain an overall awareness of where ethical issues commonly arise within the management of information services, and how they can be approached.
You will also acquire an appreciation for the ways in which these management processes can be applied within the field of information service provision. In doing so, you will become capable of undertaking foundation planning with regard to the various management functions of information services.
Finally, you will gain an awareness of the importance of strategic planning, and become competent in evaluating operational strategies for information services. Emphasis will be placed on planning for sustainability, and the evaluation of performance outcomes.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
Master of Information Management, Curtin University
Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives, Curtin University
In this Management of Information Services unit, the topics you will study will be advised in your unit outline.
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
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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This unit will introduce you to a range of useful management principles and concepts. You will develop your communication skills, along with a range of other core skills for pursuing careers within information services management.
Though much of the knowledge and skills you will acquire during this unit are highly transferable, and will be applicable across industries, the contextual nature of this unit means that students who intend to pursue careers within information services will gain particular benefit from taking this unit.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. 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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