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Chitu Okoli

DESC 495: Information Systems Design and Implementation

Classroom and times MB Building room 5.255
5:45 pm to 8:15 pm Mondays
Course website
E-mail (#1 way to reach me)
Phone (514) 848-2424 x2985
Office hours 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm Wednesdays, or by appointment
MB 12.339 (12th floor of the JMSB Building)


The main objective of this course is to expose students to the concepts, tools, and techniques they need to transform the information system requirements, resulting from the system analysis phase, into system design specifications, and to transform the information system design specifications, resulting from the system design phase, into a working system. Topics include data and process analysis and design to distribute data and activities into design units; development of database specifications, input/output design specifications, user interface specifications and structured program design specifications; system implementation activities; and project repository. Besides the formal lectures, assigned exercises, workshop and in-class discussions, students will be asked to apply system design tools and techniques to a specific business application.




Key resources for this course

PowerPoint slides

Other course resources

  • Study guides