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ICT60315
Advanced Diploma of

Information Technology Business Analysis

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Duration
12 months
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Units
15 units

Summary

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Learn how to identify, analyse and coordinate business solutions within an ICT environment through out Advanced Diploma of Information Technology in Business Analysis. Students will develop the skills and knowledge surrounding business strategy and innovation;  project management; change management; and the fundamentals of interacting with clients and tending to their organisational requirements.
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Detail

This 12 month course covers the basics of privacy, ethics, copyright, and business needs within an ICT context, with specific training in the management of ICT solutions; the development of technical requirements in business solutions; monitoring business analysis activities, and more. Qualified students will be able to find employment opportunities in roles such as a business analyst, IT manager, project manager, and more.
  • Course structure

    The course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

    Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Workshops
    • Business Strategy and Innovation
    • Solving Business Problems
    • Project Management
    • Leadership
    • ITIL Foundations
    • Business Analysis
    • Communication skills
    • Change Management
    • Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
    • Business Needs


     

  • Entry requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

    Students will need access to a computer, and the internet, and have basic computing skills. A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed.

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior information technology or systems roles, including analyst or designer
    • Successful completion of a Diploma qualification in a related field of study
  • Inclusions
    Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
    • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Student Rewards Program
    • Student Support services
    • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
    • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
    • video content access via:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • Assessment
    Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
    • summative and formative assignments
    • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
    • scenarios and/or case studies
    • projects
    • written/oral questions
    • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career, vendor certification and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.

The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Business Analysis; 2/ IT Analysis; 3/ Change Management; and 4/ Communication Management.
  • ICTICT608
    Interact with clients on a business level

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interact with clients at a management level. It applies to individuals working as management personnel in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) areas who are responsible for maintaining client relationships.

  • ICTICT610
    Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the issues of copyright and professional and ethical conduct in a team, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner. It applies to individuals who operate at a senior level with a high degree of autonomy in managing policies and system security.

  • ICTPMG609
    Plan and direct complex ICT projects

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, plan, control and finalise complex information and communications technology (ICT) projects. It applies to individuals who may be required to use high-level business and project management skills to ensure effective and timely delivery of projects.

  • ICTSAD601
    Perform ICT-focused enterprise analysis

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide an enterprise analysis and determine the possible information and communications technology (ICT) solutions available for a given initiative or for long-term planning. It applies to individuals who combine high-level management, business and technical skills necessary to manage complex analysis efforts within the ICT industry.

  • ICTSAD603
    Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and manage information and communications technology (ICT) business analysis activities in a medium-to-large organisation. This unit applies to individuals who require high-level management, business and technical skills to manage complex analysis efforts within the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, often as part of business critical ICT projects.

  • ICTSAD604
    Manage and communicate ICT solutions

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage and communicate requirements for new information and communications technology (ICT) systems to a broad and diverse audience. This unit applies to individuals who require high-level management, business and technical skills to manage complex analysis within the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, often as part of business critical ICT projects.

  • ICTSAD605
    Elicit ICT requirements

    This unit describes the outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake and engage stakeholders in the key task of defining information and communications technology (ICT) requirements. This unit applies to individuals required to ensure that requirements elicited are complete, clear, correct and consistent, and can serve as a solid foundation for the solution to the business needs.

  • ICTSAD606
    Analyse stakeholder requirements

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse stated requirements, determine potential solutions, and define possible features available to meet stakeholder needs. This unit applies to individuals who require high-level management, business and technical skills necessary to manage complex analysis efforts within the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, often as part of business critical ICT projects.

  • ICTSAD607
    Manage assessment and validation of ICT solutions

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine the best information and communications technology (ICT) solution and facilitate its implementation. This unit applies to individuals who are required to assess and validate business processes, organisational structures, outsourcing agreements, software applications, and any other component of the solution to ensure that the overall solution delivers maximum value to stakeholders.

  • ICTICT601
    Develop ICT strategic and action plans

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to create strategic and action plans in alignment with organisational IT goals and strategies.

  • ICTSAD505
    Develop technical requirements for business solutions

    This unit describes the outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop technical and related requirements that will enable business solutions to be implemented in an organisation. It applies to individuals who are responsible for performing complex technical analysis to complete a range of tasks and provide solutions to complex problems.

  • BSBWOR502
    Lead and manage team effectiveness

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to facilitate all aspects of teamwork within the organisation. It involves taking a leadership role in the development of team plans, leading and facilitating teamwork and actively engaging with the management of the organisation.

  • BSBINN601
    Lead and manage organisational change

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to determine strategic change requirements and opportunities; and to develop, implement and evaluate change management strategies. It applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, human resources development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area. The unit takes a structured approach to change management and applies to people with considerable work experience and organisational knowledge.

  • BSBMGT608
    Manage innovation and continuous improvement

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to sustain and develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded. It applies to people with managerial responsibilities who aim to build a better and more effective work environment. Continuous improvement and innovation have links with the model of the learning organisation and people working at this level play an important role in building the culture, values and attitudes of the organisation.

  • ICTPRG602
    Manage the development of technical solutions from business specifications

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the process of compiling client business specifications, to produce business solutions for consideration. It applies to individuals with the project management, business, and technical skills necessary to manage complex technology projects within the information and communications technology (ICT) industry.

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