ENTERPRISE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

BUS5EBI

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Business intelligence (BI) is a broad category of applications and technologies for gathering, storing, analysing data, and providing access to decision-making information to business managers in a range of business areas like accounting, finance, human resources, sales and marketing. OLAP (On-Line Analytical Processing) systems, as a means of providing BI are discussed. Students are introduced to intelligent data mining technologies and how they are used for finding useful information in enterprise information systems as well as analysis of patterns in data stored in databases. An emphasis is placed on business applications of data mining in areas like retail, banking and finance. A business intelligence tool will also be used to provide hands-on experience to the students.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMei-Tai Chu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites BUS5SBF or FIN5SBF, BUS5BIM, BUS5BID

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBusiness Intelligence: A Managerial ApproachPrescribedEfraim Turban, Ramesh Sharda, Jay E. Aronson, David King, 2011PEARSON EDUCATION INC.
ReadingsBusiness intelligence : making better decisions fasterRecommendedVitt,E., Luckevich, M., Misner, S., 2002REDMOND WASH, MICROSOFT PRESS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically identify the various definitions, concepts and frameworks of Enterprise Business Intelligence

Activities:
Lectures, Tutorials and Assessments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Apply the methodology and techniques of Enterprise Business Intelligence systems in a team based context

Activities:
Lectures, Tutorials and Assessments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Manage and measure the Key Success Factors in BI System to solve IT problems

Activities:
Lectures, Tutorials, and Assessments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Apply SAS Enterprise Miner business intelligence tool to create business insights

Activities:
Lectures, Tutorials and Assessments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
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-ordinatorMei-Tai Chu

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 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*
class activities and assessmentequivalent to 1,000-words10 01, 02, 03, 04
lab activities and assessmentequivalent to 1,000-words20 01, 02, 03, 04
Group work ( 2,000-word assignment)20 01, 02, 03, 04
Mid Term Test20 01, 02, 03, 04
Final Test30 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMei-Tai Chu

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 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*
class activities and assessmentequivalent to 1,000-words10 01, 02, 03, 04
lab activities and assessmentequivalent to 1,000-words20 01, 02, 03, 04
Group work ( 2,000-word assignment)20 01, 02, 03, 04
Mid Term Test20 01, 02, 03, 04
Final Test30 01, 02, 03, 04