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MIS701 - Business Requirements Analysis

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously:

Previously coded as MSC754

Unit chair:J Cybulski
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access.  You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit takes a high-level view of IS development where the focus is on the strategic alignment of IS and business functions in an organisation, which involves planning and discussion of business needs, as well as, negotiation and specification of solutions required by the client organisation, and agreed upon by management. Such solutions often involve development of information systems, and may also include business process improvement, organizational change, and strategy and policy development.  The unit therefore covers the principles and practices of stakeholder analysis, identification of business needs, problems and opportunities, analysis, negotiation and specification of requirements for any solution that may involve technology inspired change. The unit will address critical issues in acquiring, modelling, validating and communicating requirements for large business systems. Seminar and online exercises will allow students to develop practical hands-on skills in effective acquisition of information from client groups by brainstorming, interviewing, conducting seminars and meetings.

Assessment

Assignment 1 (individual) 10%, assignment 2 (group) 10%, assignment 3 (group) 10%, assignment 4 (individual) 10%, assignment 5 (group) 10%, assignment 6 (group) 10%, assignment 7 (individual) 10%, assignment 8 (group) 10%, assignment 9 (group) 10%, assignment 10 (individual) 20%

* final mark is made up of the best 8 of the first 9 assignments (for a total of 80%) plus assignment 10 20%

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