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Subject details

Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary issues associated with business analysis and analyse the nature of business problems in an organisational context
  2. Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a diverse team
  3. Evaluate key business analysis methodologies and their application in organisations
  4. Apply theories, tools and techniques for business analysis to organisational scenarios
  5. Discuss, illustrate and apply design thinking to analytical activities.
    • Nature of business, information systems and design thinking for Business IS analysis and problem solving.
    • Systems Analysis Approaches and Techniques
    • Business Analysis
    • Business Analysis Methods and Techniques
    • Issues & Challenges in Business Information Systems Analysis
    • Methods and Techniques for Business Information Systems Analysis
    • Information Systems Service Innovation: Implications for Business Managers

Equivalent subjects

You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • SWI-INF20002
  • SWI-CIS290

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

SWI-INF20003-Requirements Analysis and Modelling , or SWI-INF10006

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as INF20002 Business Analysis and Modelling.

This subject aims to introduce students to business information systems analysis methodologies in an organisational context. It provides students with tools and techniques to assist in the analysis of complex, socio-technical problems that typify the nature of organisational information systems and the work of business and information analysts. The subject encompasses the technical, social and human dimensions of information systems problem solving and the value of teasing out the multiple perspectives and multiple objectives that are likely to exist in complex human problems situations and which can adversely impact information systems projects.

Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.

  • Individual (20-30%)
  • Invigilated Exam (40-50%)
  • Group (30-40%)

Textbook information is pending.

Related degrees

undergraduate SWI-BUS-DEG-2018

Bachelor of Business

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  • Bachelor of Business Core Subjects
  • Major in Advertising (this Major is currently in teach-out)
  • Major in Economics
  • Major in Finance
  • Major in Information Systems
  • Major in Marketing
  • Co-Major in Advertising (this Co-Major is currently in teach-out)
  • Co-Major in Economics (for Finance students)
  • Co-Major in Economics (not for Finance students)
  • Co-Major in Finance (cannot be taken with the Finance or Economics Major)
  • Co-Major in Finance (for Economics students)
  • Co-Major in Information Systems
  • Co-Major in Marketing (cannot be taken with the Marketing Major)

undergraduate SWI-CIS-DEG-2018

Bachelor of Business Information Systems

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  • Core Subjects Information Systems
  • Major in Business Analysis
  • Major in Data Analytics
  • Co-Major in Economics
  • Co-Major in Marketing