Singapore University of Social Sciences

Business Information Systems

Business Information Systems (BUZ367)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Business Administration

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Business


BUZ367 Business Information Systems introduces ethics and security concepts in relation to Information Technology (IT). With the prevalence of IT in business, government and social settings, it is important to understand the potential threats to IT. Ethical aspects of a government, organization, and profession can determine the extent of security that will be put in place. This will directly impact the government, organization and society in general either positively or negatively., creating competitive advantages and global expansion will be covered.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every Semester


  • Overview of Ethics
  • Ethics for IT Workers and IT Users
  • Overview of Information Security
  • Administering Information Security
  • Software Development
  • Ethics of IT Organizations
  • Program Security
  • Privacy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Social Networking
  • The Economics of Cybersecurity
  • Computer and Internet Crime
  • The Impact of Information Technology on Productivity and Quality of Life

Learning Outcome

  • Examine ethics, and code of ethics for IT workers and IT users.
  • Propose how information security can be administered.
  • Evaluate software development, ethics of IT organisations and application of security in computing.
  • Formulate how the issue of privacy and intellectual property affects businesses.
  • Examine freedom of expression, social networking and the economics of cybersecurity.
  • Appraise the impact of computer and internet crime, and examine the legal and ethical aspects of computer security.
  • Analyze the impact of IT on productivity and quality of life.
  • Demonstrate the essential knowledge and interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team.
  • Show well developed written proficiency.
  • Practise giving oral presentations in class in areas related to Business Information Systems.
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