Strategic Information Management

Information Technology Management

Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning
Class Room
Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning Fee
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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

Please see the Tuition Fee section to see if you are eligible for a scholarship.
Course Overview

The course will address the volume and complexity of data and information available to organisations and how to analyse, apply and determine its value in making strategic decisions.

Course Content

Introduction to the module

Data and Information

  • Introduction
  • The Ackoff Pyramid (DIKW Framework)
  • Organizational Knowledge
  • Knowledge management in organization
  • Knowledge Economy
  • Data Science

Strategic decision making

  • Introduction
  • How strategic decisions are taken
  • Data and information-driven strategic decisions
  • Role of managers

Management Information Systems

  • Introduction
  • Importance of MIS
  • Components of MIS
  • Implementing a MIS
  • Examples of MIS

Ethical and Legal implications of information management

  • Introduction
  • Sourcing, sharing and storing information
  • Data Protection and Intellectual Property
  • Information types and formats

Data Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Methods and tools used in Data Analysis
  • Patterns and trends in Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Decision making tools and techniques
  • Evaluating MIS

Artificial Intelligence

  • Introduction
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Be able to understand the importance of management information on strategic decisions

  1. Critically identify the features of data and information
  2. Determine the criteria to be applied when selecting appropriate data and information to support strategic decisions
  3. Critically evaluate the impact of a management information system to an organisation

2.  Be able to understand the importance of information sharing within organisation

  1. Determine the legal responsibilities in sourcing, sharing and storing information
  2. Critically discuss when information should be offered and access allowed
  3. Critically evaluate the formats in which information can be provided and the impact of using various formats

3.  Be able to use information to support strategic decision making

  1. Critically analyse information to identify patterns, trends and impacts on strategic decision making
  2. Critically evaluate a range of decision making tools and techniques available to support strategic decision making
  3. Determine data and information sources available to assist in strategic decision taking

4.  Be able to monitor and review management information

  1. Critically identify methods of evaluating management information within an organisation
  2. Formulate processes and methodologies for analysing the impact of information on the strategic decisions made
  3. Determine methods of developing information capture to inform and support strategic decision making
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
Assessment Marking Criteria


Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.

  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

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  • Access to an online community learning forums
  • Assignment marking and feedback
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