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This capstone unit in the Business Analysis Major of the Bachelor of Information Technology course is designed so that you can demonstrate your learning across the whole course of study before making the transition to the next stage of your career. You are required to demonstrate and apply the skills you have developed in earlier business analysis specialisation units by undertaking an authentic task group project or an industry project. Through conceptual thinking and innovative analysis to troubleshoot a complex problem, you will use and document typical project management processes, demonstrate business analysis domain knowledge, and in the process, develop several documents that can be included in a work portfolio to assist future employment. Skills will be demonstrated through conducting a computing group project in which you will produce relevant analysis and process modelling artefacts and generate a project report based on established principles. Working collaboratively within a team, you will identify the needs of diverse stakeholders, produce typical project management artefacts associated with a commercial systems development project, communicate regularly, participate in technical progress meetings, and far better manage change.
Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 12
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.25
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
Prerequisites: (COIS13064 and COIT12203) or (COIT12208 and COIT12203)
Corequisites: COIS13013 and COIT13231
Antirequisites: If you have completed any of these units - COIT13230, COIT13236 or COIT13239, then you cannot enrol in this unit.
Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit,
should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification.
Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability.
See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
Offerings For Term 1 - 2022
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes –
in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory.
International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet
both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period
(satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).
This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task,
based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%,
or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must
also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task,
as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%). Consult the
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Previous Student Feedback
Feedback, Recommendations and Responses
Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review,
the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.
Feedback from Head of Course - PG ICT
While the projects address realistic scenarios, there is limited opportunity for students to interact with real clients during the project.
Increase the number of projects provided by or conducted for real clients, such as industry partners and researchers.
Feedback from Head of Course- PG ICT
Few project groups apply the diverse knowledge and skills obtained from all their prerequisites (such as business Intelligence using big data).
Structure the assessment criteria and guidance to students to ensure all prerequisite knowledge and skills can be applied in the project.
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
Demonstrate an ability to work in a project team environment and implement business solutions to a complex problem using a range of tools, techniques and methods
Create the project management artefacts required in a typical business analysis project
Manage a small business analysis project
Identify change management issues that may arise owing to changing business practices
Produce a report recommending improvements to current business practices
Demonstrate work readiness in terms of technical skills, communication skills, and both professional and ethical behaviour.
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) recognises the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA). SFIA is adopted by organisations, governments and individuals in many countries and provides a widely used and consistent definition of ICT skills. SFIA is increasingly being used when developing job descriptions and role profiles.