EBIS Course List

ACCT4033 Accounting Information Systems


The objective of this course is to provide students with an in-depth study of the application of information systems knowledge to the accounting environment. The course covers the processing of accounting data in computer environment; designing business processes and representing them with documentation tools; and the controls that are necessary to assure accuracy and reliability of the data processed by the accounting system.

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BUS4003 BBA Project


The course aim is to provide an opportunity for students: (1) to develop their individual analytical and intellectual abilities; (2) to apply the knowledge and skills gained from the degree programme to a real, practical business problem; and (3) to prepare themselves for the transition from college to the work situation.

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EBIS4043 Big Data Analysis and Applications


Big data is one of the most important information technologies that transforms how business is done in today’s marketplace. Local and global businesses are investing heavily in using big data analysis and related systems to drive substantial enhancement in business models, business processes, and customer values. This course provides students with a solid understanding of the principles, methods, and technologies for big data management to drive business innovations. It equips students with the tools and the practices to design a plan for big data management plan and with means to evaluate the proposed solutions to improve business processes.

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BUS3003 Business Communications


This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the essential concepts, practices and basic models of business communication and to develop their skills necessary for communicating professionally in the current business and technological context. The course emphasises the application of concepts and methods of written and oral communication activities and is focused on developing the students’ ability to function in a community and team.

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GCVM1023 Business Ethics


This course covers a wide range of ethical issues selected to increase the students’ awareness of ethical issues that corporations and professional managers experience. It is designed specifically to educate students regarding the legal and social behaviours expected of business people and how these behaviours set a base for corporate social responsibility. Most importantly, this course enables students to understand and apply their personal values in making business decisions and to resolve ethical dilemmas in business situations. As this course introduces students to an array of principles and new perspectives that will encourage critical thinking to contest their pre-existing ideas and beliefs, it will enable them to develop a more global perspective and attain a successful career, either as an employee or as a manager.

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BUS3023 Business Research Methods


The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of research methods that are currently used in business and to develop in the students a strong capacity to grasp the complexity of inquiry into theoretical and applied business problems. The objectives are to introduce students to the theoretical and analytical issues which are shaping contemporary business research thinking and practice, to address the key components which might comprise the essential elements of conducting research in an applied business setting, and to provide opportunities for students to engage in survey, case analyses, experiential exercises and library research which are aimed at skill development in conducting research.

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EBIS3013 Business Systems Design and Analysis


This course provides students with techniques of business systems analysis and design. The course covers all the phases of the systems development life cycle: Initiation, Analysis, Design, Development, and Implementation. Emphasis is placed on concepts and techniques required in analysing information systems and their logical design, as well as the application of those concepts and techniques in various phases of the life cycle.

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GCCH1013 Chinese Thought through the Ages


(1) introduce important thought that have produced extremely important and significant impact on Chinese social development from past to present; (2) make a connection with contemporary social status by selecting a number of philosophical issues such as harmony, homogeneity/heterogeneity, conflict and unity, diversity and sustainability etc.; (3) analyse how ‘the past affects the present’, and how Chinese traditional thought has influenced the development and evolvement of contemporary Chinese society; and (4) help the students to have a better understanding of Chinese thought through different historical periods and to strengthen their sense of identity.

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EBIS3003 Database Management


This course aims to introduce students with different types of database management systems (DBMS), the principles and processes of developing database applications using structured query language (SQL) in business operations, as well as the management of database environments. The course focuses on the fundamentals of data management in organisations, and establishment of concepts and implementation methods for DBMS applications.

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EBIS3073 Decision Support and Business Intelligence Systems


This course aims to foster a comprehensive understanding of the basic concepts of data collection, heuristic, and analytical model of the decision support system (DSS)/business intelligence (BI) to support management decision-making in a business environment. Student will learn how to combine these elements to construct a DSS/expert system (ES) to assist managerial decision making and solve unstructured problems. It introduces new dimensions of artificial intelligence (AI) systems such as neural computing and data mining. In addition, the basic concepts of knowledge engineering and the methods of knowledge acquisition will also be studied in this course.

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EBIS4053 Developing Applications for Mobile and Social Media


This course provides an understanding of contemporary web and mobile applications that enhance the possibilities for social interactions, for exchange of information and content creation on mobile devices, and the use of these applications for business opportunities. It equips students with the knowledge and skills for analysis, design, implementation and operation for mobile and social media business applications. It enables students to develop mobile and social media applications for business improvement and innovations with features such as location-based services and community-based recommendation services.

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EBIS3023 Electronic Commerce


This course will provide students with an understanding of the tools, skills, business concepts, strategic opportunities, and social issues that surround the emergence of electronic commerce on the Internet. Students will develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in e-commerce, including e-commerce models such as O2O, C2C, B2C, B2B, and appreciate the significance of e-commerce as an integral part of the more encompassing omni-channel business strategy. Students will also be able to explore many of the issues and challenges surrounding e-commerce such as cyber security, anonymity, privacy, intellectual property rights, acceptable use policies, and legal liabilities.

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GCLA1903 English I

大学英文 I

The course involves instruction of English as both an academic subject and a foreign/second language. The course focuses on fundamental language skills that are related to reading, writing, listening, and speaking. It is also designed to enable students to study their major courses more effectively by focusing on the basic language and thinking skills of academic reading and writing.

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GCLA1913 English II

大学英文 II

Course objectives are aimed at further developing and improving the four language skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening to a level appropriate for university study. This course builds on the skills taught in English I by taking the sentence writing skills from that course and developing them into academic style paragraphs using different patterns of organisation. The course will broaden student awareness of reading for academic purpose by instructing how to interpret different textual styles.

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GCLA1923 English III

大学英文 III

The course involves a careful instruction of English as both an academic subject and a second language. Students will be able to respond to and convey ideas in areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Speaking will focus on articulation and target language. Patterns of organization will be stressed in speaking and writing. Specific grammar and vocabulary will be addressed within essays. Reading and listening material will be accessed primarily from electronic resources and the library in order to facilitate comprehension of academic sources.

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