Module Information

Module Identifier
IL33010
Module Title
Business Systems Analysis
Academic Year
2017/2018
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1
Reading List
External Examiners
  • Ms Jacqueline P Urwin (College Librarian - Durham University)
 
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 11 x 2 Hour Lectures
 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Information systems analysis - Project Report  100%
Supplementary Assessment Submisison of supplementary coursework  of 1,250-1,500 words discussing a systems analysis issue  100%

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the module students should be able to:

  • Design questionnaires and interview schedules;
  • Identify and represent users'information requirements, using a variety of charting techniques;
  • Consider the organisational issues involved in changing an information system;
  • Analyse in outline the information flows within a system.

Brief description

Systems thinking and systems behaviour, including the systems approach to management; the role of organisational culture in change and the application of chaos theory to organisational behaviour; questionnaire and interview techniques for assessing user information requirements; principles of soft systems methodologies; use of rich pictures and charting techniques UML use cases, introduction to project management techniques.


Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 6