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Information systems modelling, design and development

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 30

Information Systems are everywhere in our society. These systems have to be modelled, designed and developed carefully so that they answer the needs of users and organizations, and fit in the existing work practices.

Course contents

  • Basics of modelling
  • Importance of modelling when designing information systems
  • Modelling types to represent and design informationsystems from different points of view
  • Modelling in definition phase of information system design
  • Modelling stakeholder groupsfor information system design
  • Modelling use cases for information system design
  • Modelling in the final parts of the informationsystem design
  • Connections between design, modelling and implementation
  • Prototyping and modelling as communication method towards stakeholders, as part of requirement specification and as part of evaluating design concepts
  • Ethical issues in information system desing and the designer responsibility.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will be able to

  • describe the basics of modelling,
  • describe the importance of modelling when designing information systems,
  • use different kinds of modelling types to represent and design information systems from different points of view,
  • use modelling in definition phase of information system design,
  • recognize and model stakeholder groups for information system design,
  • recognize and model use cases for information system design,
  • use modelling in the final parts of the information system design,
  • describe the connections between design, modelling and implementation,
  • use prototyping and modelling as communication method towards stakeholders, as part of requirement specification and as part of evaluating design concepts, as well as
  • recognizes the ethical issues in information system desing and the designer responsibility.

Course material

All materials and assignments are provided in Moodle

No software or technologies used

Completion methods

Online tasks and independent assignment which needs to be submitted by the end of the teaching period.

More information in the University of Oulu study guide.

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Responsible teacher

University of Oulu
Mikko Rajanen

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topic:
Data science
Course code:
812360A
Credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
17.3.–12.5.2022
Application deadline:
Application period has ended
Host university:
University of Oulu
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Online
Language:
English,
Finnish
General prerequisites:
No prerequisites
Study suitable for:
All persons working with Information Systems, designing Information Systems or interested in Information Systems
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