BUSINESS SYSTEMS DESIGN - 5 Days - Cost : £1950

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Business systems analysts taking systems development from outline design through to detailed system specification. Especially suitable for delegates who have completed the systems analysis course it is equally applicable to people working on either new developments or systems enhancements in both PC based and mainframe environments.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Together with Systems Analysis this course provides delegates with a complete set of tools and techniques essential to the modern systems developer. Upon successful completion delegates are able to:
o Define the task of systems design and the need for structured methods
o Interpret the deliverables of analysis
o Develop a logical data structure or Entity Model
o Perform relational data analysis and construct TNF tables
o Define logical processes using Action Diagrams
o Construct simple Entity Life Histories
o Define the importance of controls and security
o Draw Logical Access Maps
o Recognise the factors governing logical to physical design
o Understand how users must participate in the design task
o Undertake a structured walk-through of a design model

COURSE CONTENTS

THE FRAMEWORK OF SYSTEMS DESIGN
The need for a methodology
o The impact of structured methods
o Design objectives and constraints

THE INTERFACE WITH ANALYSIS
Review of analysis models
o Required Logical DFD
o Logical Data Structure
o Data Dictionary

RELATIONAL DATA ANALYSIS
Notation and terminology
o Rules and guidelines
o Constructing Third Normal Form (TNF) relations
o Optimising TNF tables

COMPOSITE DATA DESIGN
Creating a composite data model from the LDS and TNF data structure

LOGICAL PROCESS DESIGN
Structured English
o Action diagrams
o Event modelling
o Entity life histories

SECURITY AND CONTROLS
The audit trail
o Security and Privacy
o Recovery
o The data protection act

LOGICAL TO PHYSICAL DESIGN
Logical access maps
o Data design
o Process Design
o Flexing the model

COURSE REVIEW
CASE design tools
o Review of design

COURSE FEATURES

Together with Systems Analysis, this course now provides a complete set of techniques essential to the modern Systems Developer. Starting with an outline solution, and working in small syndicates, delegates complete the design of key elements in a modern system integrating conventional, PC based and legacy systems.

Your delegates are thus able to apply their techniques both to new developments and systems enhancements.

Meals and Accomodation included in price quoted above.

Schedule

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