Drivers for Change and Business Case
PrInTis is a project to implement the Integrated Student Information System for University Malaya to replace the existing Student Information System (ISIS) and Student Accounting System (SAS).
What is SITS ?
SITS is a student records management system used to store, administer and manage all aspects of student information from initial enquiry and application through to Alumni.
SITS is provided by Tribal and is used by over 60% of UK Higher Education market, it is also used by a number of institutions in Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Malta, Norway and Jamaica.
SITS has a client interface commonly referred to as SITS:Vision or SITS and a web interface referred to as Student Records Online, SITS:eVision or just eVision.
The following are the modules in SITS to be implemented for the University of Malaya.
• Module Enrolment;
• Course Enrolment (including Research Students);
• Enrolment Maintenance;
• Fees and Payments;
• Teaching Class Timetable;
• Funds and Scholarships;
• Academic Model;
• Assessments, Progression and Awards Management;
• Examination Timetabling;
• Alumni Management;
• Placements Management;
• Graduations Management.
1. What is PrInTIS
PrInTIS is stand for Implementation of Project Integrated Student Information System. It is to replace the University’s current Student Information System (ISIS) and Student Accounting System (SAS).
2. What is SITS
SITS is a product name provide by Tribal.
3. What does SITS stand for?
SITS stands for Strategic Information Technology Systems.
4. What is e:Vision?
e:Vision is the SITS:Vision web portal, which can be used by both students and staff at the institution.
5. What is the name of the new Student Management System?
We name the new system as UM-SITS.
6. Why UM embarked in this Project?
The current Student Management System (ISIS), was developed in year 1996. University is looking into a modern Student Management (SMS) which should effectively support student and staff activity across the whole student lifecycle. New SMS is needed for UM to continue to grow, evolve and meet the needs of its stakeholders both now and into the future.
7. What are the benefits that we expect from the Project?
Benefits that we expected from this project are:
i. Improved efficiency through process redesign and adopt standard practice processes
ii. Enhanced student experience through consistent delivery of fit for purpose processes and transactions
iii. Enhanced user experience through interaction with more intuitive and responsive systems
8. What are the timescales for the Project?
This project is estimate to be completed within 2 years. Modules are release by phases with minimal viable product. However, project working team will continuously to enhance and improve the system to meet users’ needs.
9. How and when will the new system replace old systems?
As the Project progresses, functionality will be launched in the new system replacing what is available in the old systems phase by phase based on priority. The University has decided not to launch all the functionality at a go, as there will inevitably be some need to run old systems in parallel with the new system.