INFO810 – Business Analysis for Information Technology

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Module code
INFO810
Module title
Business Analysis for Information Technology
Prescription
Students will identify information technology related business needs and determine solutions to business problems with particular reference to the use of information technology.
Programmes
  • BI1702
  • BI1703
  • BI1704
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
48
Self directed hours
102
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Analyse and synthesise information provided by stakeholders (including customers,
managers and staff) about the goals, structure, policies and operations of an organisation
2. Critically evaluate business analysis methodologies, techniques and tools
3. Recommend and justify a particular strategy (including the use of information technology)
for enabling a specific organisation to achieve its goals
Content
- Business Analysis Body of Knowledge
- Stakeholder identification
- Obtaining information from stakeholders: interviews, focus groups, questionnaires,
observation
- Identifying and analysing business needs and requirements
- SWOT analysis and risk analysis
- Assessing information technology solutions to business problems
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching and learning methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but are not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, case studies, group activities, face-to-face and online activities.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Wintec Learning Management Systems, Computer Laboratory

Required Text:
An extended reference list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module which will be updated as required
Assessment Criteria
In order to receive a passing grade, students must achieve a minimum 40% average over all supervised tests and achieve 50% overall for the module.