Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Business Analysis

Nationally Recognised Training

Program code                                                                            ICT60315


CRICOS Course Code                                                                097759F


Course duration                                                                        52 weeks


Delivery mode                                                                           Face to face training


Campus location and delivery site                                      337-339 La Trobe Street Melbourne 3000 VIC


Course Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in business analysis in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment, either as an independent ICT specialist or as leader of a team. The ICT Business analyst identifies and communicates with users to formulate and product a requirements specification to create system or software solutions. This include:

  • work with users to formulate and document business requirements
  • identify, investigate, and analyse business processes, procedures and work practices
  • identify and evaluate inefficiencies and recommending optimal business practices, and system functionality and behaviour
  • use project management methodologies, principles and techniques to develop project plans and to cost, resource and manage projects
  • take responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans, which ensure acceptable quality and integrity of the system
  • create user and training documentation, and conducting formal training classes
  • develop functional specifications for use by system developers
  • use data and process modelling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software
  • act as a central reference and information source, providing guidance and assistance in the system project decision making process

Entry Requirements

Applicants must satisfy all requirements as below:

Academic requirements:

  • Successful completion of any IT related Diploma qualification, or
  • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environment in senior information technology or system roles, including analyst or designer.

Language requirements: –

  • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or equivalent, or
  • Satisfactory outcome for Internal English placement, or
  • Successfully complete the GBCA English course/s to meet the English requirements of the intended course.

Material requirement: Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

Course Structure

ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level
ICTICT610 Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
ICTPMG609 Plan and direct complex IT projects
ICTSAD601 Perform IT-focused enterprise analysis
ICTSAD603 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an IT environment
ICTSAD604 Manage and communicate IT solutions
ICTSAD605 Elicit IT requirements
ICTSAD606 Analyse stakeholder requirements
ICTSAD607 Manage assessment and validation of IT solutions
ICTPMG602 Manage ICT project initiation
ICTPMG603 Manage ICT project planning
ICTPMG601 Establish ICT project governance
ICTPMG604 Manage ICT project delivery
ICTPMG606 Manage ICT project quality
ICTPMG605 Manage ICT project closure

Assessment Methods

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Project and written questioning. A typical project will require students to prepare project documentation and make presentation etc…

Intake Dates

Monthly.

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