Systems Analysis Cases III

Course #OS4083

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This is the third course in a three-course sequence in systems analysis practice. This course focuses on hands-on experience conducting rapid quantitative systems analysis. Emphasis is on small-team (2-3 student) systems analysis projects and presentations. Typical projects are based on analysis proposals developed in the preceding course. Class time during the quarter is used for team progress briefings and critical class discussion. The projects culminate with a concise written report, including analytical results, and a presentation to decision-makers.

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  • 363


  • OS3082

Learning Outcomes

·       As a team, develop and execute a Systems Analysis Study Plan that provides a goal oriented, sequenced timeline that will facilitate completion of your Systems Analysis project.

·       Effectively select applicable Systems Analysis tools and demonstrate proficiency in their use during the conduct of your analysis.

·       Analyze alternatives to determine effectiveness and costs within the context identified in your study plan.

·       Compare alternatives and conduct sensitivity analysis around the most significant Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance in order to provide a decision maker a solid foundation for his/her course of action selection.

·       Communicate study results in a comprehensive, yet succinct manner by developing a Decision Brief presentation with appropriate back-up slides and a 7,500 – 10,000 word project summary report.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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