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CSE1204 - Information systems 1

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: M Atchison


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


The unit 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.


Examination: 60%
Assignments: 40%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


FIT1020, IMS1001, IMS1501, IMS1805, MMS1403, BUS1021, GCO1813, GCO2601, GCO2851,