Digital Business gives students a sought-after blend of business and IT skills to prepare you for a career as a digital manager in our fast-evolving world. You will gain an understanding of the latest digital technologies, such as big data and cloud computing and how they can be used to revolutionise business operations and customer service across all industries, from banking and finance through to agriculture and healthcare.

Digital Business is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Business (BBus) and the Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons))[1]. Digital Business may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Digital Business as a single major for the BBus , students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Digital Business, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete DIGIB101, MGSYS101, DIGIB200, DIGIB201, DIGIB202, DIGIB302, DIGIB303, DIGIB304, and one of WSOMM396 or WSOMM399.

To complete Digital Business as part of a double major for the BBus or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Digital Business, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete DIGIB101, MGSYS101, DIGIB200, DIGIB201, DIGIB202, DIGIB302, DIGIB303, and DIGIB304.

To complete a minor in Digital Business, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Digital Business major, including at least 30 points above 100 level. Students must complete DIGIB101.

NOTES:

[1] There will be no new enrolments into the BMS(Hons) from 2024. Students who commenced a BMS(Hons) in 2023 or prior should contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.

Other qualifications

Prescriptions for:

Digital Business papers

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Code and paper title Points
DIGIB101 The World of Digital Business right arrow

Information and communications technologies are fundamentally changing business operations. This paper introduces all aspects associated with the...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam)
MGSYS101 Digital Business and Supply Chain Management right arrow

This paper explores the dual concepts of digital business and supply chain management. The interactive lectures help in developing critical thinking...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24C (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24VA (Internet National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Hangzhou City University, Hangzhou China)
Code and paper title Points
DIGIB200 Tools for Managing Projects right arrow

This paper introduces foundational project management concepts using a holistic approach to link students’ theoretical knowledge to practice. Lecture...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24VA (National Economics University, Vietnam)
DIGIB201 Creating Value with Social Media Analytics right arrow

The paper offers concepts and techniques that businesses need to extract valuable hidden business insights from a vast amount of social media data...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24VB (Internet National Economics University, Vietnam)
DIGIB202 The Techno-Savvy Business right arrow

The very latest digital technologies are introduced. As well as developing hands-on skills in these technologies, students are also provided the...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24VA (National Economics University, Vietnam)
Code and paper title Points
DIGIB302 Digital Business Technology Trends right arrow

This paper focuses on a small number of the most recent and disruptive business technologies. This includes, for example, health informatics...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam)
DIGIB303 Managing Digital Business Transformation right arrow

This paper focuses on digital business transformation. It will help future managers deliver business value by being informed participants and leaders...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24VA (National Economics University, Vietnam)
DIGIB304 Digital Business Enterprise Implementation right arrow

The implementation of large-scale enterprise software systems is covered through lectures and hands-on practicals using SAP software. Software...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam)
MNGMT362 E-Logistics right arrow

This paper aims to develop students' ability to design and manage e-logistics technologies. The paper emphasises the importance of fast-developing...

15 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam)
PRMGT302 Project Management in Practice right arrow

This paper addresses advanced important practical project management issues relating to systems, processes and personnel with special attention given...

15 24A (Online) & 24B (Online) & 24C (Online) & 24VA (Internet National Economics University, Vietnam)
STMGT306 Business Ecosystems right arrow

Entrepreneurial ecosystems showcase the factors driving economic growth and sustainable development. Develop skills in evaluating the context for...

15 24G (Online)
WSOMM396 Management Internship right arrow

The Management Internship provides students with the opportunity to apply their management discipline-based knowledge to an authentic project within...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) & 24C (Hamilton) & 24C (Tauranga)
WSOMM399 Report of an Investigation right arrow

This paper offers students the opportunity to complete a directed investigation of an approved topic relevant to an organisation or industry and in...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
Code and paper title Points
BUSAN543 Applied Business Analytics right arrow

This paper enables students to understand applied business analytics including data management and analytics tools, develop critical thinking skills...

30 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online)
DIGIB519 Professional Field Internship right arrow

This paper facilitates practical experience building and skills development through an intensive industry internship for graduate level students...

30 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) & 24C (Hamilton) & 24C (Online)
DIGIB552 Applied Research Methods and Project right arrow

This paper provides the opportunity for students at the graduate level to produce a research report which reflects their ability to investigate...

30 24A (Online)
DIGIB555 Digital Business Management right arrow

A focus on the successful management of digital business applications based on rapidly evolving technologies; from business case to competitive...

30 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online)
DIGIB558 Contemporary Issues in Digital Business right arrow

As new electronic technologies emerge, businesses are faced with many challenges about how best to address the opportunities and threats such...

30 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online)
DIGIB591 Digital Business Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.

30 24X (Hamilton)
DIGIB592 Digital Business Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.

60 24X (Hamilton)
DIGIB593 Digital Business Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

90 24X (Hamilton)
DIGIB594 Digital Business Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

120 24X (Hamilton)
SCMGT577 E-Enabled Agile Supply Chains right arrow

Agility is at the cutting edge of contemporary supply network management and a leading strategy for competing in today’s highly competitive...

30 24B (Hamilton)
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DIGIB800 Digital Business MPhil Thesis right arrow

120 24X (Hamilton)
Code and paper title Points
DIGIB900 Digital Business PhD Thesis right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24J (Hamilton) & 24K (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Tauranga)
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2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 28 May 2024 01:00am