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MIS779 - Decision Analytics in Practice

Unit details


2015 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

R Scheepers


Completion of 6 credit points of study at level 7 (including MIS771)


MIS772 or MIS775

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour class per week
Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin


This is a capstone project unit that will provide students with the opportunity to develop Business Analytics practice skills. The unit aims to provide students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience by working on an authentic large scale business problem from concept to solution under the guidance and direction of a specialised team of industry practitioners in Business Analytics.


Assessment 1 (Group and Individual)

  • Report (Group – 4-6 students) - (2000 words) – 20%
  • Presentation (Individual) - (5 min) – 10%

Assessment 2 (Group and Individual)

  •  Report (Group – 4-6 students) - (3000 words) – 30%
  • Presentation (Individual) - (5 min) – 20%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Reflective Report (2000 words) – 20%


Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate* Student Contribution Rate**
Fee Rate - Domestic Students Fee Rate - International Students
$1096 $1096 $3212 $3947
* 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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