Learn how to document workflows using activity diagrams and modelling tools. Understand the system development life cycle. Get to know key features of agile development, unified process, extreme programming and scrum.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 13 Jan 2020
- 29 Jun 2020
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Describe the key characteristics of IS/IT development/acquisition processes.
- Discuss the activities and tools associated with the role of a systems analyst.
- Interpret a problem situation in a given context.
- Model system requirements for a given situation.
- Compare a range of approaches to modelling requirements.
- Develop stakeholder engagement consulting skills.
- Introduction to systems analysis
- The role of the systems analyst
- Investigating systems requirements (Part 1)
- Investigating systems requirements (Part 2)
- Identifying user stories and use cases
- Domain modelling
- Use case modelling
- Traditional approach to requirements (Part 1)
- Traditional approach to requirements (Part 2)
- Approaches to systems development
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
Study techniques for gathering requirements and learn to document workflows with activity diagrams using appropriate modelling tools.
Build your knowledge of the system development life cycle and methodologies. Identify the key features of agile development, unified process, extreme programming and scrum agile system development methodologies.
Cover both the object-oriented approach as well as traditional methods to modelling requirements. Build your communication skills and learn to effectively engage with stakeholders.
Learn what it means to be a systems analyst. Discover the role they play in business and how they act as the interface between users and developers of systems and software.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a first-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Construction Management degree.
- Continuous Assessment (20%)
- Assignment (80%)
Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 7th ed.
John W. Satzinger, Robert B. Jackson, and Stephen D. Burd
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