This capstone unit in the business analysis stream 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 (in consultation with the Unit Coordinator). Skills will be demonstrated through conducting a group project addressing the production of a project plan, a quality plan, progress reports and a project review. In addition, appropriate business analysis and process modelling artifacts such as process improvement models and requirements specifications, and a project report will be submitted. The group project will have a designated customer (or acting customer) and you will be required to produce typical project management artifacts associated with a commercial project. You will be expected to participate in both regular progress meetings involving relevant stakeholders and technical meetings. You are encouraged to include the artifacts produced in the project as part of a work portfolio.
|Student Contribution Band||2|
|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).
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|Residential School||No Residential School|
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).
Each 12-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 25 hours of study per week, making a total of 300 hours for the unit.
|1. Practical and Written Assessment||55%|
|2. Group Work||25%|
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%).
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Term 1 - 2019 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.3 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 50% response rate.
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.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
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|3 - Portfolio||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
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|2 - Problem Solving||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|5 - Team Work||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|6 - Information Technology Competence||•||•||•||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•||•|
|9 - Social Innovation||•|
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|2 - Group Work||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Portfolio||•||•||•||•||•|