Business Analysis for Information Technology

 

Course title   

Business Analysis for Information Technology

Course Codes          

IT8510 / IT8401

Level  

8

Status            

Elective

Credits

15

Prerequisite 

Systems Analysis, Design and Control or equivalent knowledge

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet, Online

Co-requisites

None

Duration

1 trimester

           

Aim

To enable students to manage all aspects of business process development

 

Course Content

Business Analysis Body of Knowledge, case studies of IT-related business analysis projects, business process management, case management, analysis of requirements (for ambiguities, incompleteness, unstated constraints and conflicts), progressive elaboration in software development methodologies, automation of decisions.

 

Learning objectives

  1. Review literature on success and failure of IT-related business analysis projects, business process management and case management.
  2. Elicit requirements of a business process and rank requirements on business value, priority and effort.
  3. Design a requirements repository using templates and present requirements using diagrams such as entity-state diagrams.
  4. Develop and validate an object-orientated or relational database to describe the persistent data.

 

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