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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 1069

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
172630

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 6

Course aim

To provide opportunities to students to develop foundational knowledge about the use of select digital technologies in business today and their disrupting impact across different industries.

Course content

Exploring a selection of digital technologies and how they are being used in business today. The course will examine the opportunity for the digital technologies to disrupt different industries including examples from Accenture research and how Accenture are using the digital technologies internally and with clients.

Implications and applications of digital technologies on business:

  • How digital technologies are being used in different businesses
  • How they are disrupting different industries and adding value
  • Advantages, limitations, and opportunities for the use of digital technologies in business
  • Industry examples and client case studies

Technology fundamentals:

  • Blockchain fundamentals: Ledgers, Cryptographic Elements, Smart Contracts and Platforms
  • Cloud fundamentals: Deployment Models, Service Models, Capabilities
  • Artificial Intelligence fundamentals: General and Narrow AI, Neural Networks, Applied Intelligence
  • Data Science technical fundamentals: Big Data, Data Wrangling, Machine Learning
  • 5G fundamentals: Frequency; Bandwidth; Latency; Connection Density; Platooning

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2000 40% N/A
Presentation 2500 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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