Analysis for Business Systems

Coursera Analysis for Business Systems

Platform
Coursera
Provider
University of Minnesota
Effort
1 to 2 hours per week
Length
5 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
Most often, organizations acquire information systems as part of a larger focus on process improvement and efficiency. These organizations need to invest in the right system to meet their needs: right functionality, right size, and for the right price. The business systems analyst role in most organizations is responsible for translating the organization’s needs into requirements, which are then used to select or build the right system for the organization.

During the Analysis for Business Systems course, you’ll learn about the standard model for systems development: the systems development lifecycle, or SDLC. You will learn how to read and even create the specific deliverables that business systems analysts prepare during the SDLC. These documents provide guidance to the organization as they determine whether to build or buy and configure a system that meets the organization’s needs.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
  • Learn about the standard models of systems development: the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Learn how to read and create specific deliverables that business systems analysts prepare during the SDLC.
Syllabus
  • Introduction to Business Systems
  • Analysis Phase Documentation
  • Analysis Phase Diagrams
  • Design Phase Overview

Taught by
Ken Reily
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