BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYSIS - 5 Days - Cost : £1950

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Personnel about to enter the business systems analysis function from either a programming or business background, or analysts of limited experience who now wish to consolidate their knowledge with formal training in modern techniques. It is equally appropriate for people dealing with either new developments or system enhancements in both mainframe and PC environments.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of the course delegates are able to:
o Define the conventional and structured development cycle
o Recognise the need for I.T. systems to meet well defined business objectives
o Plan and conduct Systems investigation
o Conduct effective user interviews
o Determine user requirements using an integrated set of physical and logical modelling techniques
o Prepare and present an outline system solution to users

COURSE CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
Meeting business objectives

THE DEVELOPMENT CYCLE AND THE ROLE OF THE ANALYST
The development cycle and structured methods
o Systems concepts
o The role of the systems analyst

INVESTIGATION METHODS
Interviewing
o Document analysis
o Other methods of investigation

MODELLING TECHNIQUES
Data flow modelling
o Logical data modelling
o Decision tables
o Data Dictionary

REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS
Purpose and approach
o Requirements catalogue
o Identifying options and boundaries of automation

OUTLINE DESIGN
Required Logical DFD
o Outline design of inputs and outputs
o outline specification of processes and data stores
o Timing considerations

IMPLEMENTATION
Defining a strategy
o User considerations
o Technical considerations
o External considerations

PRESENTATIONS AND PROPOSALS
Presentation skills
o Costs and benefits analysis
o Selling the proposal

COURSE FEATURES

Further updated - with high levels of interaction between delegates and tutors - unique practical work makes this course a highly stimulating 5 days. Working singly and in syndicates delegates complete a modern project dealing with integrating conventional, PC based and legacy systems.

Specially designed for today's environment the course ensures that each delegate acquires just the right balance of technical and interpersonal skills - just what's required for the modern systems analyst.

Meals and Accomodation included in price quoted above.

Schedule

Public schedule Sep 18 Oct 18 Nov 18 Dec 18 Jan 19 Feb 19 Mar 19 Apr 19 May 19 Jun 19 Jul 19 Aug 19

We can run this course just for you - at our locations, a local hotel, or on your site. Please ask for details.

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