Systems Analysis and Design

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Systems Analysis and Design

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Information Sciences, Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ICIS383, ICIS384, ICIS389

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    An introduction to information systems development. Topics include the systems analyst, the system development life cycle, methodologies, development technology, systems planning, project management, systems analysis, systems design, systems implementation and systems support.

    Course Objectives:

    • To present a practical approach to systems analysis and design using a blend of traditional development with current technologies.
    • To define and describe in detail the five phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC); systems planning, systems Analysis, systems design, systems implementation, and systems operation and support.
    • To give students an in‐depth understanding of how information technology (IT) supports operational and business requirements.
    • To teach real world systems analysis and design skill in the context of solving realistic problems and present practical guidelines and tips for career success.

    Teaching Methods:

    • Lectures and discuss
    • Field trip
    • Guest speakers

    Teaching Media:

    • White Board
    • A Notebook Computer
    • Power Point Slides
    • A LCD projector

    Measurement and Evaluation of Student Achievement:

    • The ability to present a practical approach to systems analysis and design using a blend of traditional development with current technologies.
    • The ability to define and describe in detail the five phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC); systems planning, systems Analysis, systems design, systems implementation, and systems operation and support.
    • The ability to understand in‐depth how information technology (IT) supports operational and business requirements.
    • The ability to understand real world systems analysis and design skill in the context of solving realistic problems and present practical guidelines and tips for career success.

    Student’s achievement will be graded according to the faculty and university standard using the symbols: A, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D, and F.

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