BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION

BUS5BPI

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 preparation, construction, testing and deployment of a real world business intelligence system. The students will work in small groups/teams and will be required to prepare a project construction plan, to deploy a custom functionality and optimize a multidimensional solution 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 BUS5BPD

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.5TH EDN., ADDISON-WESLEY
ReadingsDecision support and buainess intelligence systemsRecommendedTurban, E., Aronson,J., Liang, T.P., Sharola9TH EDN, PRENTICE-HALL

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand, develop and implement business intelligence industrial project methodologies

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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Lead a discussion on the role of Industry project to support business strategic goals IT alignment, planning and governance

Activities:
Lab sessions, group discussions, meetings 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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Manage client relationships and expectations

Activities:
Meetings 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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Develop and implement a dynamic online (enterprise) reporting system

Activities:
Meetings with clients, lab sessions, 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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Investigate the appropriateness and apply in context business intelligence methods and frameworks

Activities:
Group discussions, 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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Establish data, techniques/strategies and criteria (such as customer needs, attitudes and experience) should use to ensure meaningful and actionable segmentation

Activities:
Group discussions, 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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

07. Lead and support stakeholders to effect organizational change

Activities:
Group discussions, 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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

08. Lead teams to research, prepare and deliver professional standard presentations and/or reports

Activities:
Group discussions and presentations, 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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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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

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.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
lab participation and weekly progress report10 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
one 15-minute team presentation of project completion2.5 minutes per student10 02, 03, 04, 08
one 15-minute team presentation of project construction and blueprint2.5 minutes per student10 02, 03, 04, 08
one 2,500-word BI industrial project final report (deployment)30 01, 02, 05, 07
one 2,500-word BI industrial project blueprint (development and construction)30 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 500-word BI industrial project construction and deployment plan10 01, 04

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 participation and weekly progress report10 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
one 15-minute team presentation of project completion2.5 minutes per student10 02, 03, 04, 08
one 15-minute team presentation of project construction and blueprint2.5 minutes per student10 02, 03, 04, 08
one 2,500-word BI industrial project final report (deployment)30 01, 02, 05, 07
one 2,500-word BI industrial project blueprint (development and construction)30 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 500-word BI industrial project construction and deployment plan10 01, 04