Core Module Information
Module title: Business Systems Analysis and Design

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: INF08101
Module leader: Wegene Demeke
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Applied Informatics

Description of module content:

Introduction to systems theory. Model building strategies. Analysis and Design. Introduction to Soft Systems Analysis. Introduction to system dynamics methodology. Systems modelling using system dynamics. Soft systems approach to systems design and implementation. Human Factors in the design and implementation of information systems in an organisational context.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Utilise systems theory concepts which underpin analysis and design methods.
LO2: Comprehend the differences between system dynamics and soft systems approaches to analysis and design.
LO3: Perform a systems analysis task using system dynamics methodology
LO4: Perform a systems analysis task using soft systems methodology
LO5: Demonstrate an understanding of business modelling using system dynamics and soft systems methodology.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Wegene Demeke
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 152
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1,2,3,5 9 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Report 50 1,2,4,5 14/15 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
INF08101 Business Systems Analysis and Design Module