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Business Analysis Modelling and Design (ISYS90049)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeISYS90049
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

AIMS

This subject introduces the mainstream methods and techniques for the identification and modelling of business processes, leading to the design and analysis of information systems to support such processes. Students will also gain experience in software tools required to carry out these activities.

This subject is in the lower core of the Master of Information Systems course but is valuable for anyone wanting to learn about process-driven business design and analysis.

INDICATIVE CONTENT

Topics include methods, techniques and tools for information and requirements gathering, and for process identification and discovery.

Examples of projects that students complete are:

  • A report focussing on the information gathering and modelling of a business process.
  • A comprehensive report covering all aspects related to the identification and modelling of a complex business process.

GENERIC SKILLS

On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Abstraction and conceptualisation skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Enhanced ability to work in a team

Intended learning outcomes

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs)

On completion of this subject the student is expected to:

  1. Describe and apply requirements gathering techniques
  2. Use appropriate modelling techniques to best understand a business context and need for an information system
  3. Acquire conceptual, abstraction and analytical skills to design and analyse information systems using a business process lense
  4. Write reports documenting business processes for information systems design and analysis. 

Generic skills

On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Abstraction and conceptualisation skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Enhanced ability to work in a team

Last updated: 6 March 2019