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Information systems modelling ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: H Scheepers

Caulfield SA-02 2005 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Evening)
Caulfield Summer 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Approaches to information systems modelling and their use in information systems development and information management. Topics include philosophical foundations of information modelling, a comparison of approaches to information modelling, evaluating the quality of information systems models, information modelling in practice - the information model design process, generic models and patterns, corporate data modelling, the data management role within organisations.

Assessment: Assignments: 50% + Formal Supervised Assessment: 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: IMS9001, IMS9003, IMS9049, or equivalent

Prohibitions: SYS5120, SYS4140