MIS781 - Business Intelligence

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour computer lab per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online) 11 x 2 hour class (recordings provided) plus 1 hour online seminar/workshop
Note:

* Students will be expected to complete some pre-reading in preparation for the unit (made available via CloudDeakin upon commencement of Trimester).

Content

With the ever-growing volume of data, 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 form. Business Intelligence is widely used to support business decision-making, and to inform decision at the management, operation and planning levels of an organisation. This unit aims to provide an introduction to the business uses, applications and technologies of business intelligence for decision support. It will give students a broad overview of business intelligence and introduce current theories, techniques, frameworks, applications, architectures and technologies in business intelligence that supports decision-making process. It will also provide students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in using the industry-standard business intelligence system. On completion of this unit students should be able to: explain the importance of business intelligence for an organisation; describe the tools and techniques which are used in business intelligence; understand the major issues in implementing business intelligence; assess and propose suitable designs for development of business intelligence programs.

Hurdle requirement

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

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