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FIT5160

Faculty of Information Technology

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Sunway Second semester 2013 (Evening)

Synopsis

Business processes must be designed to ensure that they are effective and meet customer requirements. A well-designed process will improve efficiency and deliver greater productivity. This unit will introduce students to analytical tools that can be used to model, analyse, understand and design business processes. Students will also gain hands-on experience in using simulation software as a tool for analysing business processes.

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students will:

  • have a thorough understanding of business organisations, their functional structure and the advantage of considering the process oriented view of organisations;
  • demonstrate a thorough knowledge of business processes, their structure and how processes fit in to the overall organisation objectives;
  • be able to use analytical tools for modeling, analysing, understanding and designing business processes;
  • have acquired skills to use simulation software as a tool for analysing business processes;
  • be able to report to and advise management on business process design and re-engineering issues.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs laboratories/wk

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

FIT9004 or FIT9017 or BUS9520

Prohibitions

BUS5502

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