MIS3504 Spring 2018 – Section 003

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Exam 1 Summary

Exam 1 will be given on Tuesday evening 2/13/2018 during the last 60 minutes of the class.

The exam will cover material in:

The four Class lecture PowerPoint Presentations:
Class 1 – Introduction to Business Analysis
Class 2 – Requirements and Stakeholders
Class 3 – Scoping a Project
Class 4 – Eliciting Requirements

Reading material found in the Seven Steps Text book
Chapter 1, 2, 3, 4

Exam will be comprised of (about) 40 questions, all multiple choice with 3  sections:

General questions from all four class discussion areas listed above

A section of questions associated with sample project scope document

A section of questions associated with a sample case focused on the project stakeholders, responsibilities and objectives

What is due for Week 5 – 02/13/2018

Individual Assignment:

Complete the JustinMind Prototype Introduction Lab – Due on 2/13/2018

Turn in a hardcopy print out at the beginning of next class

Lab can be found under the Assignment Case Material section of the website

JustinMind Prototype Introduction Lab 1

Team Assignment:

Prepare initial (draft) Team Project Scope documents based on the selected problem statements that was review at the end of the previous class.  Please turn in a hard copy at the end of next class and be prepared to review with me.

You may use the same scope document template, located on the website, that was used for the individual case assignment

What’s due for Class 4 – 2/06/2018

Individual Assignment: Project Scoping

Create a project scope document based on the Modern Electronics / Distribution Warehouse case using the project scope template that can be found on the site under Tools and Templates

Reference the PowerPoint discussion deck posted for Week 3 – Project Scope

Please submit the assignment in hard copy form at the beginning of class on Tuesday evening 2/6/2018

Link to case assignment – Modern Electronics Distribution Warehouse Case

Link to Scope template document

I have posted 2 Project Scope samples under the Tools and Template section, these samples are not related to the case assigned, just wanted to give you a frame of reference when filling out the template

Team assignment due for Class 3 – 01/30/2018

Team assignment due for Class 3 on 01/30/2018

Complete the Team Project Topic template

Use the document to outline two possible project topics by identifying a project sponsor (be specific), a problem or opportunity that the team would like to tackle leveraging an emerging technology.

Please bring a hardcopy to share with me during class next week.

If you have questions please feel free to email them to me.

Week 2 Class Agenda – 01/23/2018

Class Discussion on Core Business Requirements, Project Stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Discussion topics will reference material in chapters 1 and 2 of the text book

Business Requirements and Project Work – Power Point Presentation

Studio work will be a team exercise to evaluate Core Business Requirements and Project Stakeholders  based on a sample case, teams will be required to turn in worksheets and discuss their findings

Case assignment – Warehouse Case – Stakeholder/Requirements

Stakeholder Template

Core Requirement Templates

Review Team Assignment for class

Team Project Topic Work Sheet

Week 1 Class Agenda – 01/16/2018

Agenda for Class 1:


Review course objectives

Assignments and schedule

Class Structure

Class Discussion:

Topic  – Introduction to Business Analysis

Team Building:

Team Members

Team Name

Identification of emerging technologies and business opportunities

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