This micro credential course focuses on the integration of information systems in organizations, the process by which different computing systems and software applications are linked together physically or functionally. It examines the strategies and methods for blending a set of interdependent systems into a functioning or unified whole, thereby enabling two or more applications to interact and exchange data seamlessly. The course will explore tools and techniques for systems integration as well as proven management practices for integration projects.
Students must complete an intake with recruitment team.
- Applicants must provide a valid photo ID or birth certificate
- Applicants must hold a high school diploma or be at least 19 years of age
- Students under the age of 19 require their parent or guardian’s signature
- Student must complete an intake with Admissions team member
Online| On-campus| Combined
Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Define the objectives of and issues associated integration of information systems applications.
- Explain alternative strategies for systems integration.
- Identify commonly used tools for integrating information systems, describing the benefits of using each.
- Explain how Web services can aid in systems integration, identifying the underlying tools and technologies that facilitate the creation of such services.
- Discuss the characteristics of systems integration projects, emphasizing the management issues and practices associated with them.
- Identify information systems application and organization characteristics that are most likely to cause an organization to employ a systems integration company to carry out the project work.
Student Progression and Reporting
Student will be assessed by daily attendance, assignments, and completion of in class activities.
|In-Class Activities & Participation||10%|
An overall grade of 70% must be achieved to successfully complete this course.
|1||Enterprise Integration Drivers, Requirements and Strategies:
– The Business Imperative for Enterprise Integration
– Business Drivers and Requirements
Types of Application Integration:
– Information-Oriented Application Integration
– Business Process Integration-Oriented Application Integration
|3||Enterprise Integration Architecture:
– Current Integration Architecture
– Technical Integration Architecture
– Service Integration Architecture
|5||– Information Integration Architecture
– Business Process Integration Architecture
Middleware Basics Enterprise Integration Solutions:
– Application Integration
Enterprise Integration Solutions:
– Information Integration
– Composite Application Integration
|8||– Process-Driven Integration
– Best Practice
– Steps to Application Integration
Application Integration Standards:
– XML, XSLT, and Application Integration
|10||– SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI, Web Services Foundations and Application Integration
– Other Standards
|12||Final Exam and wrap up.|