Understanding Information Systems (UIS)

Face-to-face Instructor Led Courses, IT and Computing, General & Technical IT

What Is Understanding Information Systems (UIS) Training?

To introduce and provide a foundation for understanding the variety of technical and hardware concepts involved in system development plus the different steps involved in building systems to deliver business solutions. To enable delegates to discuss system requirements with experienced IT staff, using appropriate terminology and jargon. By the end of the course delegates will be able to relate system requirements to business objectives. Recognise the stages of a project, describe their purpose, and understand the roles played by User staff and IT specialists. Describe the system in terms of hardware features, general configuration of networks and processing. Assess and review specifications and diagrams produced through systems analysis and design, recognising logical and physical views. Communicate on equal terms with experienced user and IT staff.

Who Should Attend

Those starting a career in information systems or needing to broaden their knowledge and expertise. Non-IT professional and support staff, who need to communicate with, and understand the work of computer specialists. People from a less technical background that need to work with developers and understand their responsibilities. Senior and middle managers in need of an understanding of IT and their role in the systems development life cycle.

Course Agenda

- An Introduction to Information Systems
- What is a System?
- Information System components
- Computer based systems
- IT Department Functions
- Introduction to the Systems Development Life Cycle
- The need for formal methodologies
- Introduction to Project Management
- Systems Development Life Cycle
- Rapid Application Development
- Business and Systems Analysis
- The Analysis Process
- Skills needed for analysis
- Logical and physical analysis
- Systems Requirements Specification
- Computer Hardware
- Components of a computer
- Input and Output devices
- How Computers Process Data
- Computer Software
- Operating Systems
- Programming Languages
- Object Oriented programming
- Visual programming
- Development Tools
- Software Security
- Methods of Data Entry
- Relational Databases
- Data Warehousing
- Methods of processing data
- LAN's and WAN's
- Network Operating Systems
- The Internet
- Network Security
- System Design processes
- Outputs from System Design
- Data Conversion
- User education and training.


Available onsite or nationwide at any of over 50 centres, see below our open course availability. Alternatively, call 0844 335 8882.


The Understanding Information Systems (UIS) course will be accredited to the latest in recognised certificating award. All successful delegates will also receive an Xyz certificate of attendance. Enrolled subscribers of the National Training Card will also have any certificate, qualification and/or ID card (where applicable) automatically added to their member account.

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We train in excess of 100,000 delegates per year. For more information, please make your enquiry using the form below. The XYZ Training Group Customer Charter ensures that all enquiries are responded to the same day.

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Available on client premises as an in-house course or at one of training venues, provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Whatever your requirement, simply complete the enquiry form below and we'll send you our quotation by return.

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Understanding Information Systems (UIS)
Part of our General & Technical IT range of training courses

Course Information

  • Course Duration 5 days
  • Max Class Size 12

  • All prices exclude VAT. Discounts available for larger groups & for corporate clients.
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