Essential Strategies, Inc. can offer courses in a variety of system development and implementation topics:

    Requirements Analysis
    This course teaches students how to analyse an enterprise to determine its structure, functions, and ultimately, its requirements for new systems technology. Includes interviewing techniques, data (entity/relationship) modeling, function hierarchy modeling, data flow diagrams, how to give a feedback session, and writing up the final report. (Five days)

    Introduction to Systems Development
    This is an overview of the concepts of systems development, including the systems development life cycle, the Zachman Framework, and various modeling techniques. (Two days)

    Modeling Seminar
    This is a one-day seminar introducing viewers to data and function modeling. It includes presentation of standard models (patterns) for standard business situations. (One day)

    Closed Loop Manufacturing Systems
    This course describes the elements and techniques in a comprehensive, "closed loop" manufacturing management system. Included are training in the techniques of master production scheduling, materials requirements planning, shop floor control, and others. (One week)

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