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ICT Solutions Analysis for Business KIT204



The unit provides both a theoretical and a practical understanding of methods for evaluating the structure, policies, operations and technical capacities of organisations within their social and legal context. Students will gain an introduction to the role, knowledge and skills required of a business analyst. This unit focuses on both the specific tools and methods used by a business analyst, building on the technology learning acquired in earlier units, as well as the soft skills of creativity and communication which are critical to successful business and requirements analysis. By the end of the unit, students will understand what is involved in business analysis planning and monitoring, specifically: how to elicit and communicate organisational requirements and how to analyse and assess these requirements to enable effective business solutions.


Unit name ICT Solutions Analysis for Business
Unit code KIT204
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator Doctor Matthew Springer
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and manage stakeholder requirements using a range of processes, methodologies, tools, research skills and techniques
  • Prepare business cases for ICT projects that ethically satisfy organisational needs by using best practices in business analysis
  • Evaluate suggested solutions to ensure that a project is selected for initiation
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
029999 $1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,522.00

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Teaching Pattern

Weekly online modules, weeks 1-13.

Face to face workshops: 2 hours each in weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12. This unit will offer joint on-campus/online workshops

AssessmentPractice Quizzes|Module Quizzes (10%)|Practical Tutorial Tasks (20%)|Identification and Analysis of an ICT Project (35%)|Solution Evaluation (35%)
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