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Management and Ethics - COMP4920
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: stage two of Bioinformatics, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science programs.
Excluded: BINF4920, COMP2920, SENG4921
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course will develop a framework on which management and ethical issues can be developed. Topics covered will include management issues such as:
  • management of innovation
  • engineering project planning and control
  • human factors
  • patents
  • technical strategy
In addition, the following ethics topics will be covered:
  • introduction to ethics
  • workable ethical theories
  • morality of breaking the law
  • privacy
  • public information and records
  • and related topics

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