Information Systems Management
This module serves as a link between the modules taught by management and those taught in the DCSIS by treating technical subjects from an organisational perspective.
On completion of this course a student will:
- Understand the need and processes of factoring systems into architectures and layers.
- be able to Normalise Data Structures to the third Normal Form.
- know how to design classes for an object oriented systems.
- know to use a Statechart to define object and class behaviour.
- be able to express detailed process logic in multiple forms e.g Structured English, Decision Tables, etc.
- be able to develop PERT and GANNT charts and explain the organisational issues surrounding project management.
- understand the form use and purpose of middleware in modern organisations and be and be able to make appropriate decisions about its evaluation and deployment.
- have an insight into the meaning of Knowledge Management in modern organisations.
- Architectures and Layers. Normalisation.
- Object Design.
- Detailed Process Design.
- Software Testing.
- Quality Management.
- Project Management Techniques.
- Managing Projects.
- Performance, Measurement & Evaluation.
- Knowledge Management.
- Cost-Benefit Analysis.
- Human-Computer Interaction.
Information Systems Concepts
All dates and timetables are listed in the programme handbooks of individual programmes.
Two in-class tests
Assessment75% examination and 25% in-class tests
Bennet S, McRobb S & Farmer R (2006): Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design using UML, 3/e, McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0077110005.