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Information systems 1 (6 points)


Leader: P Darke

Caulfield First semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2003 (Evening)
South Africa First semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Evening)
South Africa First semester 2004 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The subject examines and discusses the following topics: the concept of the system and its application to management of organisational information; the process of information systems development; the roles played and skills needed by professionals in that process; the techniques used by systems analysts, emphasising the concept of abstraction and its application in process modelling as DFDs; techniques of information elicitation for problem appreciation and analysis; types of information systems and their application to business problems; systems analysis as a social process; the need for high-level interpersonal communication skills, and knowledge of presentation techniques.

Assessment: Examination: 60% + Assignments: 40%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prohibitions: IMS1001, IMS1805, MMS1403, BUS1021, GCO1813, GCO2601, GCO2851, CFR1001, CFR1120, CFR1123, CFR1129, CFR1305, SYS1001, SYS2761, SYS115

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