Course Title: Business Systems Analysis and Design

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Business Systems Analysis and Design

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ISYS2395

City Campus

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017

Course Coordinator: Dr Leslie Young

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1459

Course Coordinator Email: leslie.young@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.8.70

Course Coordinator Availability: Please check with course coordinator


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course is intended to provide you with an ability to understand and analyse the strategic and operational needs of an organisation, using relevant concepts, methods, and techniques, and designing solutions that address those needs.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse the strategic and operational needs of an enterprise in a real world situation
  2. Address the strategic and operational needs of an enterprise by designing appropriate and relevant technological solutions
  3. Demonstrate a critical understanding of system analysis and design methodologies in order to evaluate the application of systems in a business context
  4. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the relevant tools (CASE) available and their appropriate application in the context of the business environment
  5. Manage a business systems development project using relevant tools and techniques in a dynamic business environment


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT university will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and computer laboratories.
You have access to extensive course materials on myRMIT/Blackboard, including digitised readings, lecture notes and a detailed study program, external internet links and access to RMIT Library online and hardcopy resources.

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT/Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 20%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Final Examination: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.