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INSTG035 Systems Management
This course provides a sound understanding of a range of issues relating to computer systems management and operation, including: day-to-day systems management, maintenance, user support, project management, system selection and evaluation, types of network, network management; website management, systems access and security, privacy, encryption, virus control, disaster planning, and system migration.
Learning outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will have an awareness and understanding of: day-to-day systems-, database-, network- and website-management tasks; how to implement and manage measures to support systems access and security, including virus control; project management techniques, including how to plan for systems purchase, replacement and migration; the importance of forward-, maintenance- and disaster-planning; risk assessment; options for systems and user support.
Assessment: Assessment by coursework only
Compulsory for: MSc Information Science, MA ECP
Optional for: MA LIS. This module is also available for short course students
Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for this module
Taught by: Andy Dawson
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