Module Information

Module Identifier
DSM6405
Module Title
Risk and Innovation in Information Management
Academic Year
2017/2018
Co-ordinator
Semester
Distance Learning
Reading List

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Appropriate professional assignment with academic orientation Equivalent to 1,500 words  100%
Supplementary Assessment Appropriate professional assignment with academic orientation Equivalent to 1,500 words  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Evaluate current information risks, within and external to the organisation

Critically assess risk management techniques and their scope for enabling or limiting flexibility

Identify the most effective methods by which innovations can occur without jeopardising accountability and assurance

Brief description

Balancing risk management with flexibility and innovation

Content

Balancing risk management with flexibility and innovation

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number
Communication Written communication via online forums in VLE and assessed work ( written work only assessed).
Improving own Learning and Performance Self management: invited to make their own selections relating to directed study through exercises and assessed work
Information Technology Entire course provided via e-learning environment and assessment. IT skills integral throughout course
Personal Development and Career planning This is a CPD initiative to enable professional career progression
Problem solving Exercises which seek to identify the needs of the organization and how best these might be met under different operational conditions
Research skills Analysis of sets of resources and their application to a research problem
Subject Specific Skills Professional skills development in evaluating and risk and innovation opportunities
Team work

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 7