BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE PROJECT

BUS5BPD

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will have the opportunity to apply many of the aspects covered in this program through undertaking project planning, analysis, and design of real world business intelligence system. The student will work in small groups/teams and will be required to prepare a project plan, analyse, document and present business intelligence information requirements, design a solution to meet those requirements, document and present project design as well as write a detailed report justifying the chosen design and solution

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites BUS5BID, BUS5EBI, BUS5MIP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBusiness Intelligence roadmap: the complete project lifecycle for decision support applicationsRecommendedMoss, L. and Atre, S., 2003ADDISON WESLEY, 5TH EDN.
ReadingsBusiness Intelligence: making better decisions fasterRecommendedVitt, E., Luckevich, M., and S. Misner, 2002REDMOND WASH, MICROSOFT PRESS, 2002
ReadingsBusiness Intelligence: practices, technologies and managementRecommendedSabherwal, R. and Becerra-Fernandez, 2011JOHN WILEY & SONS INC., 2011
ReadingsDecision Support and Business Intelligence SystemsRecommendedTurban, E., Sharda, R. and Delen, D., 2014PEARSON, 9TH EDN.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Produce business intelligence architectural views for the business, information, technology and applications domain

Activities:
Lecture seminars, lab sessions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

02. Produce a roadmap process to the business intelligence portfolio to support long-term strategy

Activities:
Lecture seminars, lab sessions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

03. Lead stakeholders to identify and document business processes and functions

Activities:
Lecture seminars, lab sessions, meeting with clients
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

04. Interpret enterprise goals and link them to IT goals and strategy

Activities:
Lab sessions, group discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

05. Understand and plan business intelligence operations and their management

Activities:
Lecture seminars, lab sessions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

06. Outline the business, information and application domains at an enterprise level

Activities:
Lecture seminars, lab session, group discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

07. Develop skills in business communication, project presentation, time management and team work

Activities:
Group discussions and presentations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
lab participationequivalent to 500-words10 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
one 2,500-word analysis and information requirements document30 01, 04, 05, 06
one 2,500-word project design30 02, 03, 04, 05
one 500-word project planning document10 01, 04, 05, 06
one individual 10-minute presentation of project analysis10 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
one individual 10-minute presentation on project design10 07

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours laboratory class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
lab participationequivalent to 500-words10 01, 02, 04, 05, 06
one 2,500-word analysis and information requirements document30 01, 04, 05, 06
one 2,500-word project design30 02, 03, 04, 05
one 500-word project planning document10 01, 04, 05, 06
one individual 10-minute presentation of project analysis10 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
one individual 10-minute presentation on project design10 07