TASK 1: Time Management Plan
Students are required to provide an effective time management plan that will lead to successful submission of your assignment 2 (Report), and the completion of the required activities that included in this assignment.
Develop a work breakdown structure (WBS) for your project with date, and summary of project activities. Use a table with columns for activity number, start date, finish date, activity name, activity description, planned action, status, and any other notes. The purpose of WBS is to identify each task in your project and include an estimated duration.
TASK 2: “TO BE” Process
Develop a “TO BE” process diagram by using Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN) or Unified Modelling Language (UML). The “TO BE” diagram should show the improvement of the process flow of your chosen organisation.
TASK 3: Comparing “AS IS” and “TO BE” Process
Compare the “AS IS” process diagram that you provided in the assignment 1, and “TO BE” process diagram to assess the impact of change and prepare a briefing note for the organisational change management team regarding the anticipated impact of the system. You should make recommendations to the team on how these impacts can be managed.
TASK 4: Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
Draw an ERD for your chosen organisation including the types of relationships between the entities.
TASK 5: Data Normalization
Create fully normalized 3NF table designs for your chosen organisation system. You need to mention all the entities that you identified in Task 4.
TASK 6: Testing
What types of testing should be performed? What types of test data should be used? The testing in relation to the new Information Systems developed to automate the organisation process? Please clarify this.
TASK 7: Training
Identify the specific groups of people who need training on the new system. For each group, describe the type of training you would recommend and list the topics you would cover.
TASK 8: System Changeover
Develop a plan for system changeover for your chosen organisation. Discuss the method that should be used for systems changeover to enable “TO BE” process in the organisation.
TASK 9: Report to Top Management
Assume you have completed the design and implementation phases of your project for your chosen organisation. Write a report to the top management (CEO). This report at a minimum
should include the objectives, processes undertaken, scope, and recommendations to the top management (CEO).
TASK 10: Presentation/Report Structure
This task includes the cover letter and title page in the report and the report must be written with clarity and professionalism in mind.
TASK 11: References
All documents cited in your assignment must be listed in a single alphabetical list at the end of the assignment. The following USQ Library Resources to assist you with referencing correctly using the Harvard Referencing System: Endnote Bibliography Software for managing referencing is available to you for free as a USQ Student:
Finally, there is no word limit for this assignment. We are looking for the quality not for the quantity.
You need to submit your assignment 2 via the assignment 2 submission link on your CIS5200 Study Desk.
Do not email your work to the course leader. If you are unable to upload, notify the course leader of the issue so that it may be resolved for you to upload the assignment.
Note: You need to use Microsoft Project and Visio that provided by USQ to create your business models. Assignments that did not use this software will not be accepted. Also, you need to submit your assignment in one file (Word or PDF). Assignment with separate different files will not be accepted.
Please note that:
The following is the USQ Assessment – Assignment (Late Submission) and Compassionate and Compelling Circumstances procedure that relate to Extensions and Late Assignments. They can be found under the following links:
Assessment – Assignment (Late Submission) Procedure:
Assessment of Compassionate and Compelling Circumstances Procedures:
Students seeking extensions for any Assignment work must provide appropriate documentation to support their request before the due date of the assignment (see points
4.3and 4.4 in the Assessment of Compassionate and Compelling Circumstances Procedures above to see what is considered as Compassionate and Compelling reason for an extension and the level of documentation that will be needed).
An Assignment submitted after the due date without an approved extension of time will be penalised. The penalty for late submission is a reduction by five percent (5%) of the maximum Mark applicable for the Assignment, for each University Business Day or part Business Day that the Assignment is late. An Assignment submitted more than ten (10)
University Business Days after the due date will have a Mark of zero recorded for that Assignment.
The Study-Desk Assignments submission tool will accept late assignments up until 23:55pm on the 10th University Business Day after the due date.