This module reviews systems from the basic definitions of systems and general systems theory and the processes used to describe systems through decomposition into various models. It also reviews, from an organizational perpective, how systems are used to make an organization achieve its goals.
The learner is expected to have the following preparation:
the modules of logic, numbers & codes, and history should be satisfied
the course is more meaningful about halfway through a course of study towards a degree
Partnership courses satisfying this module: none
The modules: logic, numbers & codes, and history and evaluation criteria for those modules to be used as prerequisite skills will include:
a multiple choice test covering the notions, rules, exceptions, and typical uses of the prerequisite skills at a 70% level
The module maps is intended for persons who did not cover the topics of part 1 in earlier courses