MCA

System Analysis and Design

MCA correspondence syllabus for system analysis and design course at Sikkim Manipal University Distance Education. Register now at www.smude.edu.in

MCA correspondence syllabus for system analysis and design course at Sikkim Manipal University Distance Education. Register now at www.smude.edu.in

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MCA Syllabus- System Analysis and Design

Course Code: MCA114

Course Title: System Analysis and Design (4 Credits)

 

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Course Contents

Unit 1: Introduction to System: Introduction: Definition of a System, Types of Systems, Delineating Systems, Products, and Tools, Precedented versus Unprecedented Systems: Analytical Representation of a System: Systems that require engineering:  

Unit 2:Data and Information: Types of information: operational, tactical, strategic and statutory – why do we need information systems – management structure – requirements of information at different levels of management – functional allocation of management – requirements of information for various functions – qualities of information-small case studies.

Unit 3: System Attributes, Properties, and Characteristics: Introduction: Overview of Attributes, Properties, Characteristics and elements of system: Every System has its own unique identity: Understanding System Performance: System Characteristics: The System’s State of Equilibrium:

Unit 4: The Architecture of Systems: Introduction: Introducing the System Architecture Construct: Introduction of the System Elements: Understanding System Element Entity Relationships: Guiding Principles:

Unit 5: The Systems Development Life Cycle: Feasibility: Analysis: Planning and Design:  Implementation: Testing, Maintenance. Requirements determination, requirements specifications, Feasibility analysis, final specifications, hardware and software study, Role of systems analyst – attributes of a systems analyst – tools used in system analysis

Unit 6: System Design: System design, system implementation, system evaluation, system modification, Structured Design, Input design, and Output design, Form Design. 

Unit 7: Systems Development Methodologies: Rapid Application Development, Newer (current) methodologies, selecting the Appropriate Development Methodology

Unit 8: System Analysis-I: Introduction to System analysis, Problem Definition, Information requirements, Information gathering tools, Tools of structured Analysis – Data Flow Diagrams, Data Dictionary, Decision Tree, Decision tables and structured English.

Unit 9: System Analysis-II: File Organization, Sequential Indexed Sequential, Chaining and Inverted list organization. System Testing: Test Plan AND test data, types of system test.

Unit 10: System Implementation: Implementation Plan, activity network for conversion, combating resistance to change. Hardware/Software Selection: Procedure for selection, Major phases in selection, Make v/s buy decision, Criteria for software selection.

Unit 11: Data oriented systems design: Entity relationship model – E-R diagrams – relationships cardinality and participation – normalizing relations – various normal forms and their need – some examples of relational data base design.

Unit 12: Object oriented systems modelling: What are objects? – Why objects? – Objects and their properties – classes – inheritance – polymorphism – how to identify objects in an application – how to model systems using objects – some cases of object oriented system modeling

Unit 13: Project Team Skills and Roles: Skills and Roles of a Project Team, Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Infrastructure Analyst, Change Management Analyst, Project Manager

Unit 14: Systems analysis and design in the era of electronic commerce: B2B, B2C and C2C; e-commerce – advantages and disadvantages of e-commerce. Ecommerce system architecture – physical networks, logical network, World Wide Web, web-services – html, XML. 

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