Module Identifier ILM4330  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mr Hugh J Preston  
Semester Available all semesters  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Essay approx 2,500 words  33%
Semester Assessment Report approx 1,500 words  33%
Semester Assessment Essay approx 2,000 words  33%

Learning outcomes

Upon completing this module you should be able to:

Brief description

The module looks at systems in management in a structured way which progresses from an understanding of the overall concepts to the practicalities of project management, system implementation and evaluation. Since the course hopes to encourage the active development of theory into day-to-day management reality, you will be encouraged to relate the material that you are using to the information or library service in which you work.


The overall aim of this module is to achieve an understanding of the role of systems in the management of organisations, with reference to information services through exemplar materials.

Reading Lists

** Essential Reading
Mason, D. and Willcocks, L (1994) Systems Analysis, Systems Design McGraw-Hill
Parker, Charles, and Case, Thomas (1993) Management information systems: strategy and action 2nd. McGraw-Hill


This module is at CQFW Level 7