INF1102S - Information Systems I
18 credits at NQF level 5
Admission to the Commerce EDU programme.
The course introduces information systems and their role in business. Fundamental knowledge of information systems, their functioning and how they contributed to globalisation will be discussed. The course topics cover: electronic business, business intelligence, analysing information for decision-making, computational thinking, information security and privacy, and emerging technologies. The practical component of the course consists of two parts: Introduction to data analysis using Microsoft Excel and Introduction to E-Commerce Web Design. An optional module, Introduction to Python Programming will be offered in place of Introduction to E-Commerce Web Design. Students wishing to take up this optional module will undertake an admission test.