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MIS271 - Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MSC273
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

W Yeoh

Prerequisite:

For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MIS171

Corequisite:

For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MAA103, MAE101, MAF101, MIS171, MLC101, MMK101, MMM132, MWL101.

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour lab per week
Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin

Content

With the ever growing volume of data, as well as the increasing complexity of corporate information, it is now becoming more difficult for organisations to identify and take advantage of valuable business information. Contemporary Business Intelligence addresses this conundrum by delivering the right information to the right people at the right time and in the right format. This unit aims to provide an introduction to the business uses, value and technologies of business intelligence. It will give students a broad overview of business intelligence and introduce current theories, techniques, frameworks, applications and technologies in business intelligence that satisfy business stakeholder requirements. It will also provide students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in using the industry-standard business intelligence system (IBM Cognos).

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Group of 4 students) - BI solution development (Deliverables - completed BI dashboards) and report (5000 words) - 40%

Assessment 2 (Individual) -Group assignment reflection report - 10%

Examination (2 hours) - 50%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$2985$3141

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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