Students are introduced to business information systems analysis methodologies in an organisational context as well as 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 unit 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.
After successfully completing this unit, you 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.