(A 150-word description about the course)
This course aims to develop the abilities to apply the knowledge and methodologies of systems analysis and design, project consultation and/or management to real-world business project. It will enhance student’s practical skills in managing consulting projects in a business information systems environment. Furthermore, students’ skills in effective communication, individual and team work, time management, data analysis and reporting, and creative problem solving could be trained in the real-world and evaluated for improvement. If the project scale is large, student(s) is/are encouraged to continue the work by taking IS4938 in subsequent semester. In general, IS4937 focuses on the early stages (e.g., analysis aspects) whereas IS4938 concentrates on the later stages (e.g., design aspects) of a consulting project.