MIS605 Systems Analysis and Design

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Task Summary
In response to the issues raised in the ‘online university enrolment system’ case study provided,
identify the functional and non-functional requirement for an online enrolment system and build and
document a set of use cases for that system.
Context
Requirement analysis techniques and skills are of fundamental importance to a Business Analyst, who
is often required to help business users in terms of identifying what they really need in their new
systems. This assessment allows you to enhance your requirement analysis techniques and skills by
capturing the business requirement of a system, identify “what” the proposed system will do, “how”
the system will perform those tasks, and communicate the identified requirement through a set of
use case diagrams and their associated documentations.

ASSESSMENT 1 BRIEF
Subject Code and Title MIS605 Systems Analysis and Design
Assessment Written assessment
Individual/Group Individual
Length 2000 words
Learning Outcomes The Subject Learning Outcomes demonstrated by successful
completion of the task below include:
a) Identify, critically evaluate and recommend information
systems solutions for inefficiencies in business processes,
procedures and work practices using data and process
modelling techniques.
b) Formulate, validate and document business requirements
for a medium-scale information system development
project and effectively communicate these requirements to
the stakeholders.
c) Demonstrate the ability to effectively analyse, design and
develop information systems using Unified Modelling
Language (UML) models.
Submission Due by 11:55pm AEST Sunday end of Module 3.1
Weighting 30%
Total Marks 100 marks

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Instructions
1. Please read the attached MIS605_ Assessment 1_Case Study. Note that every piece of
information provided in the following case serves a purpose.
2. Once you have completed reading the case study. Please answer the following questions:
Question 1.
(a) Who are the stakeholders in this project? Please list at least four stakeholders. (2 marks)
(b) Who are the Actors in this System? Please list at least four actors (4 mark)
Question 2.
Identify and list at least TEN (10) major functional requirements for the System. (20 marks)
Question 3.
Using your own experience with similar online student enrolment systems and the information
provided in the case study, identify and list at least FIVE (5) non-functional requirements for the
System. Explain and justify each non-functional requirement. (20 marks)
Question 4.
Using your own experience with similar online student enrolment systems and the information
provided in the case study, build a comprehensive set of use case diagrams for the System using MS
Visio. (30 marks)
Please note that the case study has not and does not intend to provide a comprehensive description
of requirements for the System. This means that you are required to use your own experience with
information systems in general and online student enrolment systems in particular to develop this set
of use case diagrams. For example, would Student Enrolment Officers be required to log into the
System before performing any tasks?
Question 5.
Based on the use case diagrams you built in Question 4, develop and document two elaborated use
cases. For each of the two use cases, please document the following:






Use Case Name (1 mark each)
ID (1 mark each)
Priority (1 mark each)
Actor (1 mark each)
Description (1 mark each)
Trigger (1 mark each)

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 Precondition (1 mark each)
 Normal Course (2 marks each)
 Alternative courses (1 mark each)
 Postconditions (1 mark each)
 Exceptions (1 mark each)
(24 marks)
3. Please note that your answers must relate to the case study provided.
Word Count and Layout



The total word count for the written assessment should be no more than 2000 words.
Please provide all your answers in a MS word document.
Please note that you are NOT required to copy the questions over to the MS Word document.
Use the question number to indicate which question your answer relates to.
The recommended font size is 12 with 1.5 spacing.

Referencing
It is essential that you use appropriate APA style for citing and referencing research. Please see more
information on referencing here http://library.laureate.net.au/research_skills/referencing
Submission Instructions
Please submit the written assessment via the Assessment link within Assessment 1. The Learning
Facilitator will provide feedback via the Grade Centre in the LMS portal. Feedback can be viewed in
My Grades.
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Marking Criteria F P C D HD
Subject Learning Outcome:
a) Identify, critically evaluate and recommend information systems solutions for inefficiencies in
business processes, procedures and work practices using data and process modelling
techniques.
 Identify at least four stakeholders.
 Identify at least four actors including both human and non-human.
6%
Subject Learning Outcome:
a) Identify, critically evaluate and recommend information systems solutions for inefficiencies in
business processes, procedures and work practices using data and process modelling
techniques.
b) Formulate, validate and document business requirements for a medium-scale information
system development project and effectively communicate these requirements to the
stakeholders.
Identify and list at least ten major functional requirements which demonstrate the following qualities:
 The requirements are functional requirements.
 The requirements are major functional requirements.
 Relevant to the case.
 Satisfy the good requirement criteria.
20%

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Subject Learning Outcome:
a) Identify, critically evaluate and recommend information systems solutions for inefficiencies in
business processes, procedures and work practices using data and process modelling
techniques.
b) Formulate, validate and document business requirements for a medium-scale information
system development project and effectively communicate these requirements to the
stakeholders.
Identify at least five non-functional requirements for the System which demonstrate the following
qualities:
 The requirements are non-fictional requirements.
 Relevant to the case.
 Satisfy the good requirement criteria.
 Clearly justified.
20%
Subject Learning Outcome:
a) Identify, critically evaluate and recommend information systems solutions for inefficiencies in
business processes, procedures and work practices using data and process modelling
techniques.
b) Formulate, validate and document business requirements for a medium-scale information
system development project and effectively communicate these requirements to the
stakeholders.
c) Demonstrate the ability to effectively analyse, design and develop information systems using
Unified Modelling Language (UML) models.
Build a comprehensive set of use case diagrams for the System using MS Visio. The use case diagram
has the following features:
 Drawn using a professional diagramming tool.
 The diagram is complete.

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 No mistakes in the use case diagram notations.
 Relevant to the case.
 Include all the important actors.
30%
Subject Learning Outcome:
a) Identify, critically evaluate and recommend information systems solutions for inefficiencies in
business processes, procedures and work practices using data and process modelling
techniques.
b) Formulate, validate and document business requirements for a medium-scale information
system development project and effectively communicate these requirements to the
stakeholders.
c) Demonstrate the ability to effectively analyse, design and develop information systems using
Unified Modelling Language (UML) models.
Develop and document two elaborated use cases.
 Each element of the use case has been clearly and correctly documented.
24%

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Fail (Unacceptable)
0-49%
Fail grade will be awarded if a student is unable to demonstrate satisfactory academic performance in the subject or has failed to
complete required assessment points in accordance with the subject’s required assessment points.
Pass
(Functional)
50-64%
Pass is awarded for work showing a satisfactory achievement of all learning outcomes and an adequate understanding of theory
and application of skills. A consistent academic referencing system is used and sources are appropriately acknowledged.
Credit
(Proficient)
65-74%
Credit is awarded for work showing a more than satisfactory achievement of all learning outcomes and a more than adequate
understanding of theory and application of skills. A consistent academic referencing system is used and sources are appropriately
acknowledged.
Distinction
(Advanced)
75 -84%
Distinction is awarded for work of superior quality in achieving all learning outcomes and a superior integration and
understanding of theory and application of skills. Evidence of in-depth research, reading, analysis and evaluation is
demonstrated. A consistent academic referencing system is used and sources are appropriately acknowledged.
High Distinction
(Exceptional)
85-100%
High Distinction is awarded for work of outstanding quality in achieving all learning outcomes together with outstanding
integration and understanding of theory and application of skills. Evidence of in‐depth research, reading, analysis, original and
creative thought is demonstrated. A consistent academic referencing system is used and sources are appropriately
acknowledged.
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