Syllabus for Information Systems B: Business and IT Development I

Informationssystem B: Verksamhetsinriktad systemutveckling I

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

Syllabus

  • 7.5 credits
  • Course code: 2IS061
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Information Systems G1F

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle

    • G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    • G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    • G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    • GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

    Second cycle

    • A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    • A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    • AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2017-10-26
  • Established by: The Department Board
  • Applies from: Spring 2018
  • Entry requirements:

    15 credits in information systems or equivalent

  • Responsible department: Department of Informatics and Media

Learning outcomes

In terms of knowledge and understanding, after completed course the student should be able to:

- describe what an enterprise model is and what it can be used for

- explain the relationship between enterprise models and requirements specifications for information systems

- describe an enterprise modelling notation

- describe what a process for business process modelling is

- explain what management of enterprise modelling is

In terms of skills and abilities, after completed course the student should be able to:

- construct an enterprise model for a given activity system and interpret such models

- derive requirements for an information system based upon such models

- plan and manage enterprise modelling

- document enterprise models Inst för informatik och media Informationssystem

In terms of evaluation and analysis, after completed course the student should be able to:

- critically evaluate the quality of existing enterprise models

- critically evaluate suggested processes for enterprise modelling

- critically evaluate given enterprise modelling notations

Content

The course focuses on enterprise modelling in support of formulating requirements specifications for information systems. The course introduces enterprise modelling, notation for enterprise modelling, as well as planning and management of enterprise modelling projects. The course includes both theoretical foundations and pratical excercises intended to develop the student’s capability to formulate and interpret enterprise models.

Instruction

Lectures, seminars, supervision, and project work.

Assessment

Examination will be carried out using individual and group assignments.

Syllabus Revisions

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Spring 2018

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Sandkuhl, Kurt Enterprise modeling : tackling business challenges with the 4EM method

    Heidelberg: Springer, cop. 2014

    Find in the library

    Mandatory