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Understanding Systems Analysis

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  • 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.

Modules List( 5 )
  • UNDERSTANDING SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
  • Module 1: Systems Development
    • Systems Development - Learning Outcomes
    • Systems Development
    • Phases, Steps, Purposes and Tasks
    • Controlling the Process
    • Systems Development - Summary
  • Module 1: Systems Development Resource
  • Module 2: Business Process Engineering
    • Business Process Engineering - Learning Outcomes
    • Business Process Engineering
    • Change Management
    • Business Process Engineering - Summary
  • Module 3: Systems Survey
    • 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
    • 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
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 5: Systems Analysis Assessment
    • Understanding Systems Analysis - Assessment
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 2: Business Process Engineering
Learn more about business process engineering.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 5: Systems Analysis 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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