Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management)

資訊系統學系 [選項: 工商管理學士(環球商業系統管理)、工商管理學士(資訊管理)]


Year of Entry 2020
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1017
Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management)
Mode of Study Full time
Normal Duration of Programme 4 years
Programme Website Click here to open
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/isbbacityu
Linkedin https://hk.linkedin.com/in/bbais
Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Direct/Non-JUPAS Application Deadline
2 Jan 2020 (Local & Non-local)
Admissions Tutor
Miss Tania Yuenkei LAU
MBusSys, BBusSys
Programme Leader
Dr David XU
PhD (UBC)
General Enquiries
+852 3442 8521
Remark: For JUPAS applicants, the admission code is JS1017



Programme Brochure

 


Why BBA Global Business Systems Management?

BBA Global Business Systems Management (GBSM) aims to nurture smart business managers with knowledge on global business, Internet technology and finance.

GBSM has a very flexible curriculum to support students’ learning. In particular, to enrich students’ experience, build their characters, and expand their social networks, our students are required to complete two semester-long overseas exchange studies in recognized universities in Europe, America or Asia-Pacific regions.  Our graduates are well equipped with communication, problem-solving, data analytics, and other business/technology skill. They are in high demand in new economic companies and the pillar financial and consulting industries of Hong Kong.

"I work as a Financial Analyst. I have applied the information systems knowledge I gained from my studies to various projects. The integrated knowledge and skills in information systems, financial analysis and global business enable me and my team to deliver our projects efficiently."


Ms. Gargi Sharma, JP Morgan Chase, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Finance - Investment Bank
Financial Analyst (Jun 2011 - 2015)


Why BBA Information Management?

BBA Information Management (IFMG) aims to nurture smart business professionals. Our graduates are well-equipped with adequate knowledge and skills in advanced information technologies of social media and social networks, mobile apps and 5G, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and cloud services, they change the way of doing business.

Our students have flexibilities of choosing streams from Business Intelligence (BI), Information Systems Auditing (ISA), Internet Services and Social Networks (ISSN), and Data Informatics (DI). It enables them to take a double major in BBA Information Management and Accounting, BBA Information Management and Finance, BBA Information Management and Marketing or BBA Information Management and Business Analysis.

"I work as an analyst in Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services. The information systems auditing skills I have acquired are critical in this new era of rapid technological advances. My major in Information Management (Information Systems Auditing Stream) enabled me to gain certification as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®), authorised by the ISACA®. This certification has equipped me with the strong analytical skills required to provide a high-quality service to clients."

Mr. Minter Cheung
Associate, Advisory in Audit, Information Technology
Deloitte Hong Kong

 

 

"Being able to stand out from 3,000 applicants for a job at a multi-national corporation such as Facebook is not easy. The Information Management major helped me build a solid foundation in areas like search engine optimisation (SEO), keyword search, cost per click and cost per thousand impressions. The courses are very up-to-date and cover current business trends, which enabled me to impress my interviewers at Facebook and land my dream job with them."

Mr. Jerry Zhang
Clients Solutions Analyst
Facebook Hong Kong


Why BBA Global Business / BBA Information Management at CityU College of Business?

  1. BBA Global Business Systems Management programme offers you:
    • Global Business + Internet Technologies = Smart Technology Business Investors and Global Business Managers
    • Two exchange studies (in Europe/America/ Asia-Pacific region)
    • Learn from and join Internet giants like AAAF (Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook) and BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent)
  2. BBA Information Management offers you:
    • Smart Financial Services, Auditing and Internet Services
    • Social media, mobile apps, big data/artificial intelligence and cloud services for business innovations
    • Flexibilities of choosing streams from Business Intelligence (BI), Information Systems Auditing (ISA), Internet Services and Social Networks (ISSN), and Data Informatics (DI).
    • Flexibility to take a double major in BBA Information Management and Accounting, BBA Information Management and Finance, BBA Information Management and Marketing or BBA Information Management and Business Analysis.
  3. To support the Government’s Smart City Blueprint for the better future of Hong Kong, the BBA Information Management aims to equip students with competent knowledge and skills of applying innovative technologies for business innovation, our students change the way of doing business in Hong Kong and the region.
  4. The Department of Information Systems is committed to nurture smart people for smart business, with careers of the future.  We support our students to choose a second major in the College of Business.
  5. College of Business is among the top four business schools in Asia (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/aboutus/recognition/rankings/)
  6. Entrance scholarships up to HK$265,000 are available for elite students (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/scholarships)
  7. Overseas exchange and summer programmes are available in over 200 partner universities around the globe! (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/exchange)
  8. Over 80% of students secure local and global internship opportunities in areas including banking, accounting, IT and consulting.

Career Prospects

 

Our students are competent in technology business management and the application areas of social media, mobile 5G, big data, artificial intelligence, and cloud services. They apply advanced information technologies for business innovations.

Our graduates find jobs as managers, investors or project managers in global investment, consulting, and technology firms (e.g., HSBC, BOC, PWC, EY, Apple, Alibaba, IBM, Accenture, etc.).

 

 

 

Big Four

• Deloitte
• Ernst & Young
• KPMG
• PwC

Investment Banks

• Goldman Sachs
• JP Morgan
• Morgan Stanley
• Nomura
• UBS

Commercial Banks

• Bank of China (Hong Kong)
• China Construction Bank
• CitiBank
• DBS Bank
• Hang Seng Bank
• HSBC
• Standard Chartered Bank
• Wing Lung Bank

IT Companies

• Accenture
• Alibaba
• Apple
• Facebook
• Hewlett-Packard
• IBM
• Microsoft
• Oracle
• SAP
• Xiaomi

 


Admission Arrangements for Direct / Non-JUPAS Applicants

Applicants to this programme (admission code: 1017) will be considered for admission to first-year studies at the Department of Information Systems. Students will enter a major (current major options: Global Business Systems Management; BBA Information Management) after one year of study. The top 40% of students# will have a free choice of majors offered by the Department. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major within the Department, subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors.

# based on CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/Department required courses

Please click here for details.

 

Applicants seeking advanced standing entry can submit an application for the following programmes:

  • BBA Global Business Systems Management (admission code: 1171A)
  • BBA BBA Information Management (admission code: 1092A)

 

Click here for the qualifications eligible for advanced standing entry.


Entrance Requirements for Direct / Non-JUPAS Applicants

To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and have studied a subject related to Mathematics at a high school or post-secondary institution.


Co-curricular Activities and Learning Support

Regularly, we organize “Internet+” study tours to visit new economic companies like AAAF (Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook) in USA and BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent) in China.  We are committed to nurture smart people for smart business, with great careers of the future.


Major Curriculum

Please visit the following websites for the detailed curriculum:

(Note: The catalogue for the 2019 cohort is for reference only. The 2020 catalogue will be published around July 2020.)

 

BBA Global Business Systems Management (GBSM) allows student choose from diverse courses:

  • Major Core Courses

Course Code

Course Title

IS3430

System Analysis and Design

IS4532

Global Project Management

IS4632

Global Business Systems Strategy and Tactical Management

IS4650

Global Business Technology Consulting

IS4940

Global Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 

  • Information Technology

Course Code

Course Title

IS2240

Python Programming for Business

IS2502

Social Media and Social Networks

IS2505

E-business

IS4335

Data Visualization

CB2023

Mobile Applications for Business

CB2021

Big Data Management

IS4834

Business Intelligence and Analytics

IS3100

Techniques for Big Data

 

  • Global Business

Course Code

Course Title

AISXXXX or LTXXXX

Asian Language or European Language

MGT4227

International Business

MKT3603

Consumer Behaviour

CB3042

China Business Environment

MS3124

Global Supply Chain Management

CB3602

Global Business Culture and Management

 

  • Financial Services

Course Code

Course Title

CB2100

Introduction to Financial Accounting

CB3410

Financial Management

CB3041

Financial Statement Analysis

CB3044

Introduction to Financial Markets

EF3331

Asia-Pacific Capital Markets and Standards of Practice

EF3333

Financial Systems, Markets and Instruments

AC3252

Accounting and Taxation Systems in the Chinese Mainland

 

 

BBA Information Management (IFMG) offers courses in four streams:

  • Business Intelligence (BI)

Course Code

Course Title

IS2240

Python Programming for Business

IS3100

Techniques for Big Data

IS4335

Data Visualization

IS4834

Business Intelligence and Analytics

 

  • Information Systems Auditing (ISA)

Course Code

Course Title

IS3501

Cybersecurity for Business

IS4435

Governance & Regulatory Compliance for Financial Information Systems

IS4537

Information Systems Audit

IS4543

Risk Management and Information Systems Control

 

 

  • Internet Services and Social Networks (ISSN)

Course Code

Course Title

IS2502

Social Media and Social Networks

IS4246

Digital Marketing and Customer Relationship Management

IS4340

Search Engine Optimization

IS4538

O2O Services

 

  • Data Informatics (DI)

Course Code

Course Title

IS2240

Python Programming for Business

IS2505

E-Business

IS3100

Techniques for Big Data

IS3331

Database Management

IS4834

Business Intelligence and Analytics

MS3251

Analytics using SAS

MS3252

Regression Analysis

MS4212

Productive Analysis and Forecasting



Major Option(s) Currently Available (The University reserves the right to make changes to the major offerings.)