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Information Systems Development can be a time consuming and complex process. On this course you will be exposed to the principles and concepts underlying the various process models suggested for developing information systems. We will examine the different philosophies that underlie different systems development methodologies, and examine why the systems development process can sometimes breakdown.
At a glance
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- Duration5 days face to face learning (with additional distance learning to be completed during 7 weeks)
- LocationCranfield University at Shrivenham
Short Course for Credit fee - £1,350Concessions available
What you will learn
On successful completion of this module you should be able to:
- justify the selection of information methods and tools relevant to the planning and organisation of information systems development projects at the organisational level,
- document the wider organisational and environmental issues that contribute to successful information systems development.
- appraise SDLC process models,
- critically compare IS development methodologies,
- evaluate the importance of the philosophies underlying different IS development methodologies,
- Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Models
- systems thinking
- IS development methodologies:
- Information Systems Failure
- alternative approaches to IS development:
- Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
- Commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) -based development
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Who should attend
This course is suitable for managers who are responsible for overseeing systems development projects.
You must have successfully completed Foundations of Information Systems in order to take this as a Short Course for Credit.
A limited number of MOD sponsored places are available.
Location and travel
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