Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week comprising a plenary session (of up to 2 hours) and a smaller breakout session (of up to 2 hours) |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Sean Maynard
This subject introduces the fundamental business analysis processes to identify information systems requirements, leading to the specification and design of information systems or the selection of commercial off-the-shelf packages to support business processes. Students will gain experience in the tools and techniques for the initial stages of these analysis and design cycles.
This subject is in the lower core of the Master of Information Systems program but is valuable for anyone wanting to learn about business analysis leading to capitalising on technology use in business processes.
Topics include requirements gathering tools and techniques, information and process modelling, and systems development methodologies.
Examples of projects that students complete are:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
Avison, D. and Fitzgerald, G. 2006 Information Systems Development: Methodologies, Techniques and Tools, McGraw-Hill
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A reading pack will be made available.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.cis.unimelb.edu.au|
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