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Understanding Systems Analysis

  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Systems analysis is the methodical investigation of a problem and the identification and ranking of alternative solutions to the problem. Systems analysis is often called structured systems analysis when certain “structured” tools and techniques, such as Data Flow Diagrams, are used in conducting the analysis.

    This free online course in Understanding Systems Analysis enables the learner to study systems development and analysis and the types of management that are needed when a business is planning on process re-engineering. The course will be of interest to business professionals who would like to gain a basic knowledge and understanding of systems analysis.

  • At the end of this course the learner will be able to:
    - List the different meanings of systems development life cycle;
    - Explain the activity known as “business process engineering”;
    - Describe a system survey and outline its goals;
    - Describe the term “structured systems analysis”.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Understanding Systems Analysis
  • Free

  • 2-3 Hours

  • Global Text Project

  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • 50 Pts

Modules List( 5 )
  • Module
    Systems Development
    • Learn more about systems development.
    • Systems Development - Learning Outcomes
    • Systems Development
    • Phases, Steps, Purposes and Tasks
    • Controlling the Process
    • Systems Development - Summary
  • Module 1: Systems Development Resource View Resource
  • Module
    Business Process Engineering
    • Learn more about business process engineering.
    • Business Process Engineering - Learning Outcomes
    • Business Process Engineering
    • Change Management
    • Business Process Engineering - Summary
  • Module
    Systems Survey
    • Learn more about systems surveys.
    • Systems Survey - Learning Outcomes
    • Triggering Systems Development
    • Definition, Goals and Gathering Data
    • Perform Preliminary Feasibility Study
    • Devise the Project Plan
    • Obtain Approvals
    • Systems Survey - Summary
  • Module 4: Structured Systems Analysis
    • Learn more about structured systems analysis.
    • Structured Systems Analysis - Learning Outcomes
    • Definitions and Goals
    • Define Logical Specifications and Design Alternative Physical Systems
    • Select the best Alternative Physical System
    • Complete and Package the Systems Analysis Documentation
    • Structured Systems Analysis - Summary
  • Module 4: Structured Systems Analysis Resource View Resource
  • Module 5: Systems Analysis Assessment
    • You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
    • Understanding Systems Analysis - Assessment
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