IBS601 - Digital Applications for Business

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Subject Title
Digital Applications for Business

Subject Description
This course will help you expand your knowledge base and skills in digital applications by applying business concepts to traditional and electronic models. Utilizing a variety of Internet, social media and cloud-based applications, students will create platforms for sharing, collaborating, networking and creating business events, meetings and presentations. A case-based approach will explore real world examples of international business sales and marketing development, customer relationship management (CRM) and monitoring/measurement metrics.

Credit Status
One credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Assess, evaluate and develop strategies to use current and emerging technologies to support an organization's overall business communication strategy.
  2. Identify and evaluate cloud-based, open source and social media applications for building and maintaining networks, managing and nurturing customer relationships, data management and crowdsourcing.
  3. Analyze and evaluate the strategic importance, safeguards and risks associated with the use of current and emerging technologies.
  4. Identify and assess Intellectual Property rights and the potential legal ramifications of using information acquired by digital means for business publications and initiatives without proper recognition or authorization.
  5. Select and use appropriate current and emerging technologies to enhance and cross pollinate international business communications.
  6. Support an organization's business development opportunities through the creation of effective digital presentations.
  7. Select and use universal tools for planning, scheduling and holding events and meetings in a global workplace.
  8. Monitor and measure Internet and Social Media engagement.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prescribed Texts

All course materials will be available through an online course guide.

Reference Material
Seneca College Library - Course Guide for IBS601

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
Online Discussions - 15%
Quiz - 20%
Term Presentation - 25%
Case Analysis - 20%
Final Examination - 20%

Approved by: Academic Program Manager Emiliano Introcaso