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IT Management - Building Information Systems Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Information Systems are critical components in every business and organisation, and managers have a fundamental role in the initiation, design and implementation of a new Information System. Information Technology has a crucial role to play in modern corporate Information Systems. In this free online course the learner is introduced to the stages of Information Systems design. The learner will see how the manager’s role is fundamental to the success of the early stages of systems design, and how the user must have maximum impact during these stages. The learner will also be introduced to the various tools available to aid in Information Systems design. There are various costs and benefits associated with the lifecycle of Information Systems, and various ways in which the organization may be impacted, and this course will address those issues. This free course will be of great interest to professionals in the areas of business management, IT and Information Systems management who would like to learn more about designing Information Systems and the costs and the challenges faced by managers when implementing a new Information System.

  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to:
    - List the stages of the systems design life cycle;
    - Discuss the roles of the users, mangers and designers in the systems design life cycle;
    - Identify the key concerns of the systems analysis and feasibility study;
    - Outline the various costs and benefits associated with the systems design life cycle;
    - List the different tools available for Information Systems Design;
    - Discuss the characteristics of structural design and object-oriented design with regards to information systems design.

  • 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.

Modules List( 3 )
  • IT MANAGEMENT - BUILDING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • Module 1: Building Information Systems
    • Building Information Systems with Technology - Learning Outcomes
    • The Design Task
    • A Systems Design Life Cycle
    • User-Oriented Design
    • Structured vs Object-Oriented Design
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Systems Design - The Early Stages
    • Systems Design: The Early Stages - Learning Outcomes
    • Systems Analysis
    • Survey and Feasibility Study
    • Identifying System Alternatives
    • Undertaking Systems Design
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 3: IT Management - Building Information Systems Assessment
    • IT Management - Building Information Systems Assessment
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Module 3: IT Management - Building Information Systems Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Global Text Project

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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