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INFO6038 - Business Process Management

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Title:Business Process Management
Long Title:Business Process Management
Module Code:INFO6038
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Information Systems
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: CATHERINE MURPHY
Module Author: REGINA O FLYNN
Module Description: This module provides students with the skills necessary to redesign business processes in the area of Human Resource Management and develop basic graphical business applications.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Incorporate best practice Human Computer Interaction (HCI) aspects into a business-related application.
LO2 Model and redesign business processes.
LO3 Develop a software application in the area of Human Resource Management.
LO4 Integrate business applications with productivity software.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
11534 MGMT6054 Management Foundations
12713 INFO6036 Business Process Design
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Business Process Redesign and Management
Modelling and designing Business Process. Business Process Improvement (BPI). Process Innovation. Change Management. Application Translation. Applied Case Studies in the HRM domain.
Interface Design and Pseudocode
Awareness of interface. Awareness of HCI issues and pseudocode.
Integration with Business Productivity Software
Integration with selected Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation and Desktop Database Software.
Development, Debugging and Testing
Develop an application using Visual Basic Studio. Use debugging tools to find syntax, logic and run-time errors. Create test cases and test the application.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation A Practical lab exam. The student will be examined on developing a software application relating to a Business Process. 1,3,4 50.0 Week 9
Project Project specification will be handed out to students at the beginning of the semester. Students will be given progress feedback during the semester. The project will derive from an applied case study and will entail the modeling of selected processes in Human Resource Management and the development of an integrated HRM application. This will be a group project that the students will have to present. 1,2,3,4 50.0 Week 13
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures on the application of Management concepts to Business Process Redesign with Case Studies in HRM. Application Development in HRM. 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lab Students will have 3 hours of labs a week in which they will model Business Processes and develop applied business applications 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Study 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures on the application of Management concepts to Business Process Redesign with Case Studies in HRM. Application Development in HRM. 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lab Students will have 3 hours of labs a week in which they will model Business Processes and develop applied business applications. 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Study 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Total Hours 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 5.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Paul Bocji, Andrew Greasley, Simon Hickie 2015, Business Information Systems, 5th Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9780273736455]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • John Jeston and Jonan Nelis 2014, Business Process Management Practical Guidelines to Successful Implementation, 3rd Ed., Routledge [ISBN: 9780415641760]
  • James L. Burrow and Brad Kleindl 2012, Business Management, 13th Ed., Cengage Learning [ISBN: 9781111571726]
  • Christian Nagel, Bill Evyen and Jay Glynn 2012, Professional C# 2012 and .Net 4.5, Wrox [ISBN: 9781118332122]
  • Jesse Liberty and Brian MacDonald 2009, Learning C# 3.0 [ISBN: 9780596521066]
  • Harmon, Paul 2003, Business process change: a manager's guide to improving, redesigning, and automating processes, 3rd Ed., Morgan Kaufmann Publishers San Francisco, CA [ISBN: 9780128003879]
Supplementary Article/Paper Resources
  • Irish Business Journal Miscellaneous Articles
Other Resources
  • Website: Microsoft Developers Network, Microsoft, United States
  • Course Lab Manual: Dr Regina O' FlynnBusiness Process Management Manual, Cork Institute of Technology
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BBISY_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Information Systems 2 Mandatory

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