Subject: Business System Analysis and Design

Status: elective

ECTS credits: 8


Course objective

The objective of this course is mastering the techniques of analysing and designing specific information systems used in e-business.

Course outcome

The students will learn the fundamentals and principles of Max Weber’s bureaucratic organization, the concepts of behavioral theory, motivation factors, the basic elements and principles of organization design, and the impact of strategy on business system organization. They will learn the definition, functions and dimensions of organizational structure, how to determine and analyze tasks in a company, the criteria for the division of work and departmentalization, the delegation of authority, formalization, the process of process design and the importance of the human factor, the impact of organizational culture, the approaches to designing the performance appraisal and reward process, as well as organizational structure analysis and research and the principles of e-business design in an organization.

Course content

  Theoretical classes: 

  • The concept of change management
  • Transforming a business towards e-business
  • Types of change in an organization
  • Planning changes
  • Human resource requirements
  • Approaches to the introduction of changes
  • Risk management
  • Organization analysis
  • Process modeling
  • Data modeling
  • Approaches to system acquisition
  • Development and programming for e-business
  • Testing
  • Delivering products from laboratory environment to operational environment
  • Measuring the performance of an e-business system