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Not offered in 2014
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (Online)
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|Unit chair:||S Matharage|
MIS171 (previously coded MSQ171)
1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
The ‘information age’ has combined with the widespread adoption of digital technology to turn information into a key business asset. Businesses and governments now have access to massive volumes of data and require skills and expertise in making sense of this information for strategic decision making. This unit will provide students with the knowledge and skills to build predictive models and use data mining tools in real business scenarios. Students will be given the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with most widely used predictive analytics software tools globally.
Assessment 1 (individual) - assignment - 20%, Assessment 2 (group - up to 3 students) - 40%, Examination (2 hours) - closed book - 45%
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