System Analysis and Design SyllabusV.Rajaraman/IISc, Bangalore V1/1-6-04/3
Lecture PlanModules Learning UnitsHoursper topicTotalHours
Types of information: operational, tactical,strategic and statutory0.52.
Why do we need information systems,management structure, requirements of information at different levels of management13.
Functional allocation of management,requirements of information for variousfunctions11. Data andInformation4.
Qualities of information– small case study 0.535.
Systems Analysis and Design life Cycle:Requirements determination, requirementsspecifications16.
Feasibility analysis, final specifications,hardware and software study, system design,system implementation, system evaluation,system modification.12. SystemsAnalysis andDesign LifeCycle7.
Role of systems analyst – attributes of asystems analyst – tools used in system analysis138.
Information gathering, strategies, methods 13. Informationgathering9.
Case study/documenting study, systemrequirements specification, from narratives of requirements to classification of requirementsas strategic, tactical, operational and statutory.Example case study2310.
How to formulate project goals and quantifythem111.
Examining alternative solutions and evaluatingproposed solutionsa)
Economic feasibility14. Feasibilityanalysis12.
Cost benefit analysis, Documenting feasibilityreport1313.
Developing Data Flow Diagrams (DFD)a)
What are DFDs?b)
Symbols used in DFDc)
Rules of data flowd)
Good style in drawing DFD1.514.
Describing systems with DFD & LevelingDFD15. Tools forsystems analysts15.
Logical & Physical DFDs 0.53