BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS DESIGN

BUS5BID

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Business information systems are an essential part of most organisational functions today including accounting, marketing, human resource management, and finance. This subject introduces students to different types of information systems and planning and management of effective information systems. The subject focuses on analysis and design of business information systems from a business professional's viewpoint. Analysis and design methods include traditional structured as well as object-oriented approaches. In the process, the subject provides students with skills in data modelling, relational database and systems analysis and design method development. Lecture material is presented in the context of real world organisations and case studies.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRajiv Khosla

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites N/A

Co-requisites N/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSystems analysis and designPrescribedShelly, G., Cashman, T. and H.RosenblattFOURTH EDITION or Later, COURSE TECHNOLOGY CAMBRIDGE, MASS., USA
ReadingsInformation systems: a management perspectiveRecommendedAlter, S.BENJAMIN/CUMMINGS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse business problems to determine need for information systems using work-centred analysis framework from a business process improvement perspective.

Activities:
Assignment, Exam, Class exercises, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Apply relational database modelling skills to business problems and business intelligence projects and synthesise information systems;

Activities:
Class exercises, lab exercises and lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Evaluate information systems from a customer acquisition life cycle perspective.

Activities:
Class exercises, lab exercises and lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Analyse and evaluate information systems using system analysis and design (input-output design) techniques as part of systems development life cycle.

Activities:
lab exercises, class exercises and lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Work in teams and apply knowledge of conducting interviews, planning and human side of managing team meetings

Activities:
Lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Apply knowledge of Microsoft Access and SQL for implementing information systems

Activities:
Lab exercise
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajiv Khosla

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2-hour examination60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one database assignmentequivalent to 2,000-words25 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Lab participation and Assessment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Class participation5 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajiv Khosla

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 22
Three 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2-hour examination60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one database assignmentequivalent to 2,000-words25 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
Lab participation and Assessment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Class participation5 01, 02, 03, 04