Class Introduction and Getting Started


This week, we look at the role of information technology in today’s dynamic business environment. The development of information systems, systems analysis and design concepts, and various systems development methods. This module also describes the role of the information technology department and its people.

This week, we also look at analyzing a business case. Specifically, it is important to...


At the end of this week, you will be able to:

Learning Activities

  1. Read the syllabus (found in the START HERE! section).
  2. Setup and investigate your account.
  3. Watch the short 'Getting Started with MindTap' video.
  4. Read Module (chapter) 1: Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design.
  5. Read Module 2: Analyzing the Business Case Module Introduction.
  6. Participate in Module 1 SCR Case Simulation: Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design.
  7. Participate in Module 2 SCR Case Simulation: Analyzing the Business Case.


  1. Take the Syllabus Quiz in D2L.
  2. Complete your Introductory post (found in the Class Introduction module).
  3. Register for access to MindTap.
  4. Take the Unit 1 Test.
  5. Take the Unit 2 Test.