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Advanced Business Analysis and Design (ICT353)

Organisational Unit School of Engineering and Information Technology
Credit Points 4
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal
SGP1: TMB-internal, TSB-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This unit will build on earlier studies in Systems Analysis and Design with an emphasis on business process modelling. The concepts of business process modelling will be examined and the tools that can be used to analyse, model, and design business processes introduced. Agile system development methodologies will be contrasted with more formal approaches and the unified process life cycle model examined. Package evaluation and selection, and global distributed development processes will also be covered.
Timetabled Learning Activities Workshops: 1 x 3 hours per week.
Assessment As a unit with a practical focus, there is more emphasis on ongoing assessment during the semester. You will be assessed on the following
Contribution to class discussions and submission of exercises (10%)
In class presentation (10%
Research Essay (25%)
Business Process Modelling Assignment (25%)
Examination (30%)

Written feedback is provided for all submitted work. Verbal feedback is provided in class on a weekly basis either individually or as a group depending on the task.
Prerequisites ICT231 Systems Analysis and Design or ICT284 Systems Analysis and Design.
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