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Business systems analysis (6 points)


Leader: S Teng

Gippsland Second semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Hong Kong Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The nature of information and its use in decision making; the processes of systems development and analysis of information systems; some guidelines for good systems development. Systems development methodologies and the lifecycle, illustrated with case studies: planning and problem definition; evaluation and feasibility study; describing processes and data; quality and testing; project management. Analysis tools: information gathering, interview and questionnaire; organisation charts; data flow diagrams; entity-relationship diagrams, documentation standards; data dictionary, decision trees, decision tables; prototyping.

Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 60% + Other assessment modes: 40%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prerequisites: GCO1851

Prohibitions: GCO2601, GCO1813

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