BTS330 - Business Requirements Analysis Using OO Models

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Subject Title
Business Requirements Analysis Using OO Models

Subject Description
This course focuses on the techniques and tools involved in gathering and analyzing requirements for business systems. Students will be introduced to system development life cycles, user interface mock-up design, a software requirements document template, and will learn how to use research, observation, interviews, prototypes and feedback to gather client and business requirements. Students will also learn how to analyze requirements using the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and the Rational Rose modeling tool. An in-depth case study will be used throughout the course to allow students to apply what they learn.

Credit Status
1 credit (3 units)
Required for BSD - Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • participate as part of an analysis and design team to ensure each required unit of work is completed on time and to specifications
  • create a list of system requirements in writing in required formats
  • complete self-directed tutorials to get a working knowledge of the requirements component of the modeling software used in the course
  • perform a walkthrough of system requirements and document results using a check list and written summation
  • communicate status, problems and suggestions to other group members, verbally, via e-mail or via Web-based discussion groups, in a professional manner
  • research technical and business information and describe research results in writing
  • conduct research to determine client requirements
  • design reports and online interfaces that meet client requirements
  • analyze and document system requirements using the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and a software modeling tool

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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