MBA 607 Systems Analysis and Design
S2P 2011 DL
Stahl, Albert F.
Doctorate - Syracuse UniversityMasters - Syracuse UniversityBachelors - State University College at Buffalo
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March 15 - May 8, 2010
Admission to MBA program
There is one textbook required for this course:
Modern Systems Analysis and Design, Sixth Edition
ISBN 13: 978-0-13-608821-9
ISBN 10: 0-13-608821-X)
Authors: Jeffrey A. Hoffer, Joey F. George, and Joseph S. Valacich.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
In each case, your completed work must be submitted in either Microsoft Office (2003 or 2007 format) or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). So, do be certain that the tools you use can save to one of these formats, before you use it.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to track their grade throughout the course. Standards for each assignment will be given in advance.
Each student is responsible for:
* Includes weekly attendance, active involvement in course functions, contribution to threaded discussions, and support of other classmates through Discussion and other in-class activities.
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Each week's work must be completed by the due dates specified for that week. Assignments received after their stated due dates will incur a 10% reduction in your score for each three days (or fraction thereof) that your assignment is late.
ABSOLUTELY NO WORK can be accepted after the last day of the term.
Chapter 1: The Systems Development Environment
Chapter 2: The Origins of Software
Chapter 3: Managing the Information Systems Project
Chapter 4: Identifying and Selecting Systems Development Projects
Chapter 5: Initiating and Planning Systems Development Projects
Chapter 6: Determining System Requirements
Chapter 7: Structuring System Process Requirements
Chapter 8: Structuring System Data Requirements
Chapter 9: Designing Databases
Chapter 10: Designing Forms And Reports
Chapter 11: Designing Interfaces and Dialogues
Chapter 12: Designing Distributed and Internet Systems
Chapter 13: System implementation
Chapter 14: Maintaining Information Systems
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