Systems Analysis and Design

Course Description

Students apply the fundamentals of systems analysis and design. The purpose is to provide an understanding of the systems view of a product, service, or process to include a generic representation of its elements, security, and dynamics. The skills, tools and methodologies needed to quantitatively analyze and optimize systems, and to make decisions as technology managers are provided.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe systems analysis and design processes.
  • Compare and contrast various methodologies used in the analyzing and optimization of organizational systems.
  • Compare and contrast the decision process issues faced by technology managers, from a systems analyst perspective.
  • Explain the fundamental issues encountered by technology managers during the implementation process of systems design.

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