Over the past few years the business systems analysis profession has developed into a much needed and integral function of many businesses. Business and the ability to make profit are driven by a number of integrated internal and external processes and systems. The ability of the business systems analyst to analyse and redesign these systems for increased effectiveness and efficiency within an ever-changing business landscape is of utmost importance for any business. The need for this course is immense as it ensures the development of the business systems analyst with the required skills to function successfully in this position.
Subject Matter Expert
Melton van der Merwe has been involved in education development for the last 17 years, developing a variety of programmes for national and international institutions with a specific focus on business and entrepreneurship. He obtained a B.Sc. in 1997, an MBA in General Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of the Free State in 2003 and a coaching qualification from the University of Stellenbosch in 2008. He lectured various business subjects for local universities and private education providers offering international programmes. He established a private coaching and consulting business from where he offers various business development services, analysing and developing best practices for a number of business systems within a variety of industries.
Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.
The Online Academic Tutor who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offering advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.
Course and Technical Requirements
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.
Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficult in accessing our course content.
How We Engage with Students
Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:
- The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
- Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
- Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
- View a range of Introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
- Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
- Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion boards.
Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will be awarded with a Damelin Certificate of Competence.