UG Courses offered in Winter 2019-2020 (Information Systems)

ISOM 1090 Social Media: Collective Intelligence & Creativity3 Credits

This course provides an analysis of the power of social media, such as Facebook, twitter, blogs, mashups, wikis, etc. It examines how social media can facilitate creativity and collective intelligence, through enhanced information sharing and online collaboration among netizens; ultimately building the social pool of knowledge. It also examines the downside of this participatory culture.

InstructorClass HoursDurationRemarksClass Attributes
Prof. Jack H H TEH

[Jan 3-6] Mon & Fri 0900-1220 (L1) - Rm. 2464
[Jan 8-22] Mon, Wed & Fri 0900-1250 (L1) - Rm. 2464
[Jan 23] Thu 0900-1250 (L1) - Rm. 2464

Jan 3-23, 2020

The class is delivered in an online mode

Add/Drop Deadline: Jan 6, 2020

Common Core (SA) for 2010 & 2011 3Y programs
Common Core (SA special list) for 10&11 3Y programs
Common Core (SA) for 2012 3Y programs
Common Core (SA) for 4Y programs

ISOM 1380 Technology and Innovation: Social and Business Perspectives3 Credits

This course describes the development of technology and innovation from social and business perspectives. It covers the technology side of innovations, how an invention can be developed into a successful commercial product, the role of innovation in society and how innovations are created from a socioeconomic perspective. It highlights that successful development and adoption of innovative products relies not only on the technology itself but also a complex process that is subject to the impact of cultural, political, economic and managerial factors.

InstructorClass HoursDurationRemarksClass Attributes
Prof. Yongsuk KIM [Jan 2-3] Thu & Fri 1400-1720 (L1) - Rm. 2464
[Jan 7-21] Tue, Thu & Fri 1400-1750 (L1) - Rm. 2464
[Jan 23] Thu 1400-1750 (L1) - Rm. G012, LSK Building
Jan 2-23, 2020

The class is delivered in an online mode

Add/Drop Deadline: Jan 6, 2020

Common Core (SA) for 2010 & 2011 3Y programs
Common Core (SA special list) for 10&11 3Y programs
Common Core (SA) for 2012 3Y programs
Common Core (SSC-SA) for 4Y programs
Common Core (SA) for 4Y programs

ISOM 2400 Global Information Infrastructure and Policy3 Credits

This course provides a panorama review of the global information infrastructure from technology, policy, social and business perspectives. Key issues include next generation information infrastructure, Internet of things, anti-spamming legislation, universal service, digital convergence, network interconnection, the WTO’s agreement on telecommunications, cloud computing, green ICT, and regulatory environment of multimedia services. It will also address the increasing importance of Web 2.0-enabled information infrastructure in business innovation.

InstructorClass HoursDurationRemarksClass Attributes
Prof. XU Yan [Jan 6-17] Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri 1400-1720 (L1) - LTE
[Jan 20] Mon 1400-1750 (L1) - LTA
Jan 6-20, 2020

The class is delivered in an online mode

Add/Drop Deadline: Jan 8, 2019

Common Core (SA) for 2010 & 2011 3Y programs
Common Core (SA special list) for 10&11 3Y programs
Common Core (S&T) for 2010 & 2011 3Y programs
Common Core (SA) for 2012 3Y programs
Common Core (S&T) for 2012 3Y programs
Common Core (SA) for 4Y programs
Common Core (S&T) for 4Y programs

ISOM 3390 Business Programming in R3 Credits

[Previous code ISOM3000A] This course provides an introduction to business programming using R. Students will learn the programming concepts and syntax of R and develop R scripts for business applications. This course will cover practical issues for programming in R and provide working examples of emerging business applications, including Web crawling, text analytics, social network analysis, online advertising, and implementations of data mining algorithms.

PrerequisiteInstructorClass HoursDurationRemarksClass Attributes
(ISOM 3230 OR ISOM 3320 OR ISOM 3400) AND ISOM 3360 Prof. Jia JIA

[Jan 3-22] Mon, Wed & Fri 1000-1150 & 1300-1450 (L1) - Rm. 1005, LSK Building
[Jan 24] Fri 1000-1150 & 1300-1350 (L1) - Rm. 1005, LSK Building
[Jan 3-22] Mon, Wed & Fri 1500-1550 (La1) - SBM PC Lab 2 (Rm. G005, LSK Building)
[Jan 24] Fri 1400-1450 (La1) - SBM PC Lab 2 (Rm. G005, LSK Building)

Jan 3-24, 2020

This class is delivered in an online mode

Add/Drop Deadline: Jan 6, 2020

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ISOM 4100 Information Systems Auditing3 Credits

The course provides a comprehensive approach for auditing information systems. It covers fundamental concepts of risk management for Information Systems (IS) auditors to perform risk assessment, and risk analysis at various business levels, including systems, administrative and organizational levels. The course also covers business cases for students to study, and provides opportunities for them to apply their IS auditing skills to solve those cases from IS auditing perspectives. Typical solutions to those cases are effective, reasonable, and practical controls. Other IS auditing practices, such as compliance audit and governance audit, and auditing system development life cycle are covered as well, in order to provide a holistic training of IS auditing to students.

PrerequisiteExclusionInstructorClass HoursDurationRemarks
ACCT 2010 and ISOM 2010 ISOM 4200 Prof. James KWOK [Jan 2-4] Thu & Sat 0900-1220 (L1) - Rm. G001, LSK Building
[Jan 7-23] Tue, Thu & Sat 0900-1250 (L1) - Rm. G001, LSK Building
Jan 2-23, 2020

This class is delivered in an online mode

Add/Drop Deadline: Jan 6, 2020