SEEM3680/ ESTR3512 Technology, Consulting and Analytics in Practice

Course Code and Name: SEEM3680/ ESTR3512 Technology, Consulting and Analytics in Practice
Course Objectives:

The course aims at equipping students with an overview of latest technologies, e.g. cloud computing, mobile applications, blockchain, cybersecurity, virtual banking, etc. that are impacting the business world every day. It also aims at enabling students to learn how some of the latest technology solutions are applied to the business world to solve real-life issues. Students will be given ample opportunity to apply what they have learned in class through facilitated participations in class and sharing as well as individual research paper on technology trends and group projects.
Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students would be able to:
* Acquire sound understanding of the latest technologies that are impacting the business world every day;
* Understand the challenges faced by the business world in coping with changing business environment, higher customer sophistication and technological innovation;
* Gain practical experience in planning and delivering a group project on latest technologies;
Acquire and practice planning, communication, facilitation, team work and logical thinking skills through active class participation, individual research paper and hands on work on the final group project and presentation.
Programme Outcomes:
(P1) The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering appropriate to the degree discipline (K/S)
(P2) The ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data (K/S)
(P3) The ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints, such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability (K/S)
(P4) The ability to function in multi-disciplinary teams (S/V)
(P5) The ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems (K/S)
(P6) The understanding of professional and ethical responsibility (V)
(P7) The ability to communicate effectively (S)
(P8) The ability to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context, especially the importance of health, safety and environmental considerations to both workers and the general public (V)
(P9) The ability to recognize the need for, and to engage in life-long learning (V)
(P10) The ability to stay abreast of contemporary issues (S/V)
(P11) The ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice appropriate to the degree discipline (K/S)
(P12) The ability to use the computer/IT tools relevant to the discipline along with an understanding of their processes and limitations (K/S/V)
(P13) The ability to apply the skills relevant to the discipline of operations research and information technology and their applications in engineering and managerial decision making, especially in financial services, logistics and supply chain management, business information systems, and service engineering and management (K/S)

K = Knowledge outcomes
S = Skills outcomes
V = Values and attitude outcomes