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IFMG prepares students to be smart technology business professionals

- Graduates will have adequate knowledge and skills, and right attitudes  to become IS auditors, FinTech experts and O2O service managers in the new business economy.
 
- Students can choose streams from Business Intelligence, Information Systems Auditing, and Internet Services and Social Networks.

Our Target

  • BBA in Information management is an interdisciplinary major designed to provide students with an understanding of how information is organized, accessed, stored, distributed, and processed in today’s business world. Recent years have seen an explosive growth of on-line information, with people of all ages making use of information over the Internet.
  • This major puts students at the forefront of the information revolution, studying how information influence all business sectors and change the way people do business. Organizations have large stores of in-house information that are crucial to their daily business operations. Today’s information systems must enable quick access to relevant information, must ensure that confidential information is secure, and must enable new forms of communication among people.
  • The information management major has three streams, i.e., business intelligence, information systems auditingInternet services and social networks.  Students can choose a stream with their preferred business sectors like financial services, auditing and O2O services.

 


BBA Information Management

- Business Intelligence Stream

Become A Smart Big Data Analyst Today

Drive better business decisions with an overview of how big data is organized, analyzed and interpreted.

 
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BBA Information Management

- Information Systems Auditing Stream

Become A Smart IS Auditor Today

Help prevent fradulent tranactions to enable a fair, equitable and transparent economy.

 

 

BBA Information Management

- Internet Services and Social Networks Stream

Become A Smart O2O Service Manager Today

Excel in social and mobile applications to enable Internet + Business Innovation.

 
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What You Will Be Studying

BBA in Information Management programme has three streams.

Business Intelligence (BI) stream

Major courses:

  • Techniques for Big Data
  • Data Visualization
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Advanced Business Intelligence and Analytics

Information Systems Auditing (ISA) stream

Major courses:

  • Cybersecurity for Business
  • Governance and Regulatory Compliance for Financial Information Systems
  • Information Systems Audit
  • Risk Management and Information Systems Control

Internet Services and Social Networks (ISSN) stream

Major courses:

  • Social Media and Social Networks
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Digital Marketing and Customer Relationship Management
  • O2O Services

 

Curriculum

1. Core Courses (24 credit units)
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
CB2101 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
CB2200 Business Statistics 3
CB2402 Macroeconomics 3
IS2505 e-Business 3
IS3230 Information Systems Construction 3
IS3331 Database Management 3
IS3430 Systems Analysis and Design 3
IS4532 Project Management and Outsourcing 3

2. Core Courses Required for 3 Streams (12 credit units)

Business Intelligence (BI) Stream
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
IS3100 Techniques for Big Data 3
IS4335 Data Visualization 3
IS4834 Business Intelligence and Analytics 3
IS4861 Advanced Business Intelligence and Analytics 3

Internet Services and Social Networks (ISSN) Stream
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
IS2502 Social Media and Social Networks 3
IS4340 Search Engine Optimization 3
IS4246 Digital Marketing and Customer Relationship Management 3
IS4538 O2O Services 3

Information Systems Auditing (ISA) Stream
Course Code Course Title Credit Units
IS3501 Cybersecurity for Business 3
IS4435 Governance & Regulatory Compliance for Financial Information Systems 3
IS4537 Information Systems Audit 3
IS4543 Risk Management and Information Systems Control 3
3. Electives (9 credit units)

Apart from the below electives, students may select any other IS courses as approved by the Major Leader.
Course Code Course Title Credit Units Remarks
IS2239 Data Structure and Algorithms 3  
IS4032 Mobile Apps 3  
IS4034 Information Products and Services Design 3  
IS4130 Multi-Channel Information Management Technologies 3 Subject to fulfilling pre-requisite requirements
IS4133 Cloud Services and Big Data Analytics 3  
IS4237 Social Network Services for Business 3  
IS4238 Internship I 3 Either IS4238 or IS4239
IS4239 Internship II 3 Either IS4238 or IS4239
IS4333 Human-Computer Interaction for Business 3  
IS4546 Social, Legal and Ethical Issues of the Internet 3  
IS4636 Business Process and Service Management 3  
IS4730 Marketing Analytics 3 Subject to fulfilling pre-requisite requirements
IS4822 Analytics for Financial Services 3  
IS4835 Information Management for Financial Services 3  
IS4837 Delivery Systems for Financial Services 3  
IS4860 Business Intelligence for Marketing 3  
IS4931 Information Management Development Project 6 Subject to fulfilling pre-requisite requirements
IS4937 Information Management Consulting Project I 3 Either IS4937 or IS4938, Subject to fulfilling pre-requisite requirements
IS4938 Information Management Consulting Project II 3 Either IS4937 or IS4938, Subject to fulfilling pre-requisite requirements
CB3800 Business Practice Internship 3  
CAH2961 Chinese Communication Skills for Business 3

Start Your Career Here

Hong Kong is a global business centre that connects China with rest of the world. Information management plays an important role in connecting people and business enterprises, and in changing the way people do business today.  This creates a great demand for business managers and professionals with competent knowledge and skills of applying Internet+ technologies (e.g., social networks, mobile applications, big data analytics and cloud services) for business innovations.

BBA in Information Management major prepares students for the careers of the future. Business Intelligence stream educates students to be smart FinTech experts; Information Systems Auditing stream prepares students to be smart IS auditors; and Internet Services and Social Networks stream nurtures students to be smart O2O service managers.  Our graduates find jobs in banking, accounting, and auditing departments of large organizations (e.g., HSBC, BOC, PWC, EY, Facebook, IBM, etc). They become data analysts, business analysts, systems analysts and e-business specialists with promotion opportunities to management roles.

 

Professional Qualifications

Some of the courses in the major are designed to prepare students for the following professional certification exams: Project Management Professional (PMP) of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Google Analytics, Google AdWords and big data analytics or data mining certificates.

 

Bonus Features

  • Student overseas exchange programmes
  • Internships at multinational corporations (MNCs)
  • Overseas study tours
  • Company visits
  • Alumni and industrial mentorship programme
  • IS Smart Business Scholarships Business etiquette and wine tasting workshops
  • Smart business leaders workshops (e.g., banking, Big4, digital marketing)
  • Various kinds of career-related workshops

 

Did You Know?

  • Internet and information over the Internet is changing the way we do business today. This can be evidenced by the fast growing Internet companies like Tencent, Facebook, Google.
  • You will learn modern information management(i.e., social media, mobile apps, big data and cloud services) with focus on Internet+ business innovations.
  • Scholarships and financial aids are available for qualified students to participate in overseas exchange studies.
  • Established in 1992, the Department of Information Systems is the largest in Hong Kong and one of the best IS departments in the world.

 

Our Graduates

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Chan Chun Wa
2015 BBA IM ISSN
AXA

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Chan Siu Pui, Samuel
2015 BBA IM BI
Ernst & Young

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Cheng Mei Ling
2015 BBA IM
KPMG

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Fung Ka Chun, Allen
2015 BBA IM
Standard Chartered Bank

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Ng Ki Him
2015 BBA IM BI
Hang Seng Bank

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Wong Siu Lun
2015 BBA IM
International Bank

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Leung Hoi Shun, Darren
2015 BBA IM
Deloitte

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Leung Yiu Tung
2015 BBA IM BI
Nomura

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Lin Wai Chi
2015 BBA IM BI
Wing Lung Bank

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Yim Doris Wing Yan
2015 BBA IM BI
KPMG


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