This unit will introduce you to business systems and their benefits to companies. Business systems incorporate a series of interdependent tasks or documented procedures that outline exactly how to do something in an organisation to achieve strategic objectives. Good business systems streamline workload, improve productivity and generate results. Business Technology is a concept that describes all technology that helps an organisation run its business, processes and systems. In this unit, you will evaluate and apply Business Technology with knowledge of best practices and concepts and tools that are designed to guide any part of an organisation or business in utilising information technology to its fullest. In addition, you will learn the types of cyber-attacks that may be encountered in business contexts and identify tools and techniques to prevent, detect and respond to those attacks.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 2|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.25|
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Co-requisite - N6811 Business Improvement Principles
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|Residential School||No Residential School|
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