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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2089

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
172632

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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 4

Course aim

To engage students with the frameworks and methodologies associated with implementing digital led business transformation opportunities, and to equip students to undertake value case analysis.

Course content

Transforming business with digital technologies requires the use of different frameworks, approaches, and techniques. We will introduce different methodologies commonly used when implementing digital technologies. Approaches for defining value will be used to assess potential digital transformation opportunities. Examples from Accenture projects and initiatives will be used to demonstrate how the methodologies are used to implement digital opportunities.

Use of methodologies in business for digital transformation

  • Introduction to frameworks and approaches used when implementing digital technologies in business
  • Application of different methodologies
  • Examples of where methodologies have been used when deploying digital technologies in business
  • Criteria used to evaluate which methodology to apply

 

Methodologies, Frameworks and Approaches

  • Design Thinking (DT) fundamentals: Approaches-Discover, Describe, Ideate, Prototype, Test, Bring to Life, Retrospective and Reflection, DT tools like affinity clustering, round robin, concept poster etc.
  • Agile fundamentals: Planned and Unplanned Agile approaches, Bundles and Sprints, Scrum, Kanban Metrics, Waterfall vs. Agile, Roles
  • DevOps fundamentals: Optimise, Organise, Empower, Align
  • Value case creation
  • Data driven insights and data visualisation

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUSS 1069 UO Introduction to Digital Disruption in Business
BUSS 1068 UO Exploring Digital Technology in Business

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

Continuous assessment, Presentation

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
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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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