CIS3002 Business Analysis
Pre-requisite: CIS2000 or CSC2407
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>. It is strongly recommended that students complete CIS1000 (Information Systems Concepts) or an equivalent course before attempting CIS3002.
This course focuses on developing key Business Analysis skills using object oriented methodologies, in particular the UML. Popular requirements, analysis and design specification methods are given detailed coverage and the issue of system acquisition via packages is also considered. The importance of written and verbal communication skills is given due prominence. The course will enable students to understand the overall Systems Development Lifecycle and contemporary approaches to Systems Design Methodologies, as well as a range of tools and techniques. Students will learn about the importance of standards and will apply these in their assessment tasks. Major trends and issues affecting business analysis and design in the business sector are also studied.