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Introduction to Information Systems

Explore the elements of information systems, the role of data, networks, system design, information security and ethics as well as future trends.
Industry relevant
Fully online
Self-paced learning
Introduction to Information Systems


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This introduction to Information Systems (IS) course was designed to teach you about all of the various elements of IS enabling you to make better business decisions, solve problems and drive innovation. This course will provide you with a real-world understanding of IS upon which you can build your career.

The substantive curriculum covers topics such as information systems (use, cases, and benefits), hardware, software, data and databases, networks and communication, business processes, the development lifecycle, and systems security while covering current and future trends in the final unit.

Course summary

Duration: 6 months
Mode: Online Only
Pace: Recommended 4-8h/week
Assessments: Graded
Study Plan:  Included
Course Type: Self-paced

This course includes:

Interactive content and on-demand video
Downloadable resources
Digital Certificate
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