Studies the techniques, tools and methods of systems analysis in a business environment. The unit aims to assist students in developing analytical skills for information requirements analysis, problem identification, feasibility assessment, data modelling, use case analysis, specifications and socio-technical issues of the systems development life-cycle.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||analyse a business need for a contemporary information system.|
|2||develop an appropriate strategy and plan for system development using Agile methodologies in a team-based environment.|
|3||construct a variety of system description documents, including models, screen designs, and report layouts.|
|4||communicate systems specifications, analysis and design in an effective manner as a systems analyst.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- analyse a business need for a contemporary information system.
- develop an appropriate strategy and plan for system development using Agile methodologies in a team-based environment.
- construct a variety of system description documents, including models, screen designs, and report layouts.
- communicate systems specifications, analysis and design in an effective manner as a systems analyst.
Prescribed Learning Resources
- Needed from Week 1: Satzinger, J, Jackson, R & Burd, S, 2015, Systems Analysis & Design in a Changing World, 7th edn, Cengage Course Technology. ISBN: 1-305-11720-4.
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
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