Business Analysis

Description

This course introduces the skills and techniques which the contemporary manager and ICT professional need if they are to efficiently and effectively utilise Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) within their business.

The course draws upon the business analyst's body of knowledge (BOK) defined by the International Institute of Business Analysts.

Three major areas are covered:

- business analysis, including problem-solving techniques

- defining and documenting business requirements

- business system design and implementation.

Availability

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. A firm basis for determining and documenting business requirements for information in the modern organisation.

2. An understanding of the key issues that arise when business information systems are being developed and implemented.

3. A conceptual understanding of the role of ICT in the day-to-day management of an organisation.

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Content

Topics will include:

  1. Components of Business Information Systems.
  2. Analysing and documenting business processes.
  3. Problem identification and solving.
  4. Decision analysis.
  5. Business Systems design and implementation.
  6. ICT in business.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EBUS2020. Students who have successfully completed EBUS2020 are not eligible to enrol in INFT3150.

Assumed Knowledge

EBUS2000 Information and Communication in Business

Assessment Items

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Tutorial & Participation

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Study

Formal Examination: Final Examination

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term