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This course provides insight into the business reasons for large software systems such as loyalty card systems, backend systems integrating firms and their suppliers and larges systems that integrate payroll, finance and operational parts of a business. You also learn the entrepreneurial aspects of business during the practical sessions where you explore and develop your own business application idea using service design and lean startup approaches centred around customer development, which you will find useful in any future work. This course is open to anyone across the university and requires no programming experience.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course aims to provide a modern introduction to business computing, centred on the concept of an enterprise data model, as well as the benefits of combining, lean, agile and service design approaches to business product development. Students will learn how to develop enterprise data models, and will gain practical skills in using service design approaches to rapidly design business products as part of the practical work in the course where teams of students will develop start up ideas suitable for web and mobile applications.
Assistive technologies may be required for any student who is unable to use a standard keyboard/mouse/computer monitor. Any students wishing to discuss this further should contact the School Disability Co-ordinator.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
50% groupwork comprising:
50% individual work comprising two 2000 word essays with suitable references and critique: