This programme is specifically designed to provide
Modules that provide a foundation for any IT professional include System Analysis & Design, Fundamentals of Software Development, and Introduction to Programming in an appropriate language. Computing & IT in the Workplace and Interactive Media & Web Design Technology provide a foundation for understanding technical innovation. Business modules, including Introduction to Management, Accounting Skills, and Marketing helpyou understand the context, nature, role, and significance of management and finance that underpin the development of your entrepreneurial capabilities. Important and relevant skills for independent learning are introduced throughout this level.
The combination of modules at Level 2 is designed to provide you with a strong grounding in three areas: business, business information systems, and multimedia. Marketing Intelligence and Research, Managing Finances, and Fundamentals of Technopreneurship cover the business areas of identifying trends in customer demand and formulating workable business plans to meet them in innovative ways. E-Commerce and Integrated Business Processes with SAP ERP Systems focus on using information technology to support business operations. Web Applications, Multimedia Applications, and Multimedia for Presenting and Promoting introduce a range of techniques and components for the development of practical interactive multimedia systems. Independent learning continues in all modules, but is a particular focus of Research Methods For Computing & Technology.
The focus at this level is further development of relevant technical skills and the ability to apply these skills with strong critical thinking and analysis. Enterprising Management, Managing People and Performance, and Critical Issues in Managing IS continue enhancing your capacity for informed critical understanding of business trends and management techniques, while Advanced Multimedia and Mobile & Web Multimedia skills do the same for your technical skills. Innovation Management & New Product Development, Emergent Technology and Information Systems Development Trends focus on generating viable ideas based on the latest innovations and successfully making them a reality in a cost-effective manner.
The major project that you are expected to complete, entails extensive research in domain knowledge and the acquisition of skills in using tools and methods in Technopreneurship.
This is where you will demonstrate higher level critical thinking analysis and solutions development skills which will enhance your employability.
Likely to join an innovative IT or technopreneur organisation or start their own similar business. This includes the capacity to act as entreprenuer leaders, champions of new ideas, coordinators of business plans or promoters of new innovations in a variety of technological environments. Ideally placed as the bridge between business people and innovators, for example investors, government agencies and venture capitalist.
Source: Asia Pacific University