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Business Analysis and Systems Design COMP 2831

Computer Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​​​Business Analysis and Systems Design is the study of concepts, processes and tools that professionals use to plan and develop information systems to industry standards. Computer Systems Certificate (CSC) students must complete COMM 1103 or COMM 1106 prior to COMP 2831. This course assumes that all participants have strong English communication and interpersonal skills. Students must provide their own current model PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. Beginning with an introduction to the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), students work in teams to initiate the system process, analyze problems, discover requirements and create a logical design. Participants will work in groups to ask implicit questions in order to make better decisions. They will then document detailed communication plans prior to developing an information system. COMP 2831 provides the foundation for all is a required in 6 BCIT Computing development credentials. Topics include: techniques used in the discovery of business requirements, traditional approaches to data and process modelling. There is an overview of Object-Oriented Modelling techniques using the Unified Modelling Language (UML) as well as an introduction to Project Management. Please Note: Attendance, participation in class and the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Students may have an average total time commitment of 13+ hours per week; 3 hours of synchronous class time, a 1-hour online component, plus 9+ hours of homework each week. Participants must be able to work in groups, to provide detailed written materials and to make presentations of their designs. Upon completion, successful students will be able to use industry standard tools and methods to analyze, design, document, present, implement information systems and move on to COMP 2833 Agile Methods and the Scrum Framework. ​ This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

4.0

Domestic fees

$673.25 - $714.11 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are five offerings of COMP 2831 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 64682

Duration

Tue Apr 30 - Tue Jul 16 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 64682
  • Domestic fees $714.11
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 30 - Jul 16 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 104
Apr 30 - Jul 16 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Glen Elliott

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$714.11

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. This is a BYOD course. Students must provide their own current model Windows 11 capable PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. NOTE: This course is 48 contact hours and students may have a total time commitment of 14 hours per week. Class meets once per week on campus for 3 hours, with a mandatory additional 1 hour per week online for asynchronous activities/labs, etc. There is an expectation of 10+ hours homework outside of class each week on average. Attendance, participation in class and in the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

CRN 65938

Duration

Thu May 02 - Thu Jul 18 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65938
  • Domestic fees $700.36
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 02 - Jul 18 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 665
May 02 - Jul 18 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Glen Elliott

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$700.36

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. This is a BYOD course. Students must provide their own current model Windows 11 capable PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. NOTE: This course is 48 contact hours and students may have a total time commitment of 14 hours per week. Class meets once per week on campus for 3 hours, with a mandatory additional 1 hour per week online for asynchronous activities/labs, etc. There is an expectation of 10+ hours homework outside of class each week on average. Attendance, participation in class and in the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Late registration is not permitted.
Status

CRN 67560

Duration

Mon Apr 15 - Mon Jul 15 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 67560
  • Domestic fees $673.25
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - Jul 15 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Apr 15 - Jul 15 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Edward Rubuliak

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$673.25

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Students must provide their own current model Windows 11 capable PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. NOTE: This course is 48 contact hours and students may have a total time commitment of 14 hours per week. Class meets once per week synchronously online for 3 hours, with a mandatory additional 1 hour per week for asynchronous activities/labs, etc. There is an expectation of 10+ hours homework outside of class each week on average. Attendance, participation in class and in the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Late registration is not permitted. No class May 20 (Victoria Day) and July 1 (Canada Day).
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 61081

Duration

Wed Apr 17 - Wed Jul 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61081
  • Domestic fees $673.25
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 17 - Jul 03 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Apr 17 - Jul 03 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Glen Elliott

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$673.25

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Students must provide their own current model Windows 11 capable PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. NOTE: This course is 48 contact hours and students may have a total time commitment of 14 hours per week. Class meets once per week synchronously online for 3 hours, with a mandatory additional 1 hour per week for asynchronous activities/labs, etc. There is an expectation of 10+ hours homework outside of class each week on average. Attendance, participation in class and in the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Late registration is not permitted. The start and end dates have changed from April 10 – June 26 to April 17 – July 03.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 61083

Duration

Mon May 06 - Mon Jul 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61083
  • Domestic fees $673.25
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 06 - Jul 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Frank Wegener

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$673.25

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Students must provide their own current model Windows 11 capable PC, i5 or higher equivalent processor, 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. High-speed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. This course section is delivered online asynchronously with an optional 1-hour interactive synchronous Q&A/Review sessions (via Virtual Classroom) per week Monday at 1800-1900. The exams are synchronous and attendance is required on the scheduled dates and times: MIDTERM: Monday, June 10 at 1800-2100. FINAL: Monday, July 22 at 1800-2100. NOTE: Most students may have an average total time commitment of 14+ hours per week. Participation in class and in the BCIT Learning Hub are mandatory. Late registration is not permitted. Q&A in session May 20 (Victoria Day) and July 1 (Canada Day).
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain and use the various phases of the SDLC, (Software Development Life Cycle).
  • Describe some of the key features in current trends in system development: RAD, RUP, Agile & BPM, Business Process Management and cloud computing.
  • Explain the term "Agile Software Development".
  • Discover and define system requirements using the appropriate technique(s).
  • Develop use case diagrams and scenario descriptions.
  • Read, interpret and develop models that can be incorporated with Business Process Management.
  • Explain how Use Case Modelling and WorkFlow Analysis work together to define functional system requirements.
  • Develop a project schedule using PERT and GANTT charts.
  • Construct a cost benefit analysis to determine the feasibility of a project.
  • Identify and analyze the data entities and objects needed in a system using both Information Engineering and OO techniques with UML.
  • Design a technical architecture system "blueprint".
  • Design appropriate user interfaces following Human Engineering design principles.
  • Identify the required integrity controls for inputs, outputs, data and processing.
  • Describe implementation and support activities.
  • Identify appropriate formats for system documentation.
  • Prepare and present a system proposal.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Business Analysis and Systems Design (COMP 2831) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Agile Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Applied Data Analytics
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Applied Database Administration and Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Applied Software Development (ASD)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  5. Applied Web Development
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  6. Computer Systems
    Certificate Part-time

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