Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x two hour lecture per week, 1 x one hour tutorial/practical session per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Completion of |
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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Dr Rajeev Sharma
Prof Graeme Shanks
Dr Simon Milton
Business analytics involves the use of data to support business decision-making. Topics covered include business decision-making, evidence-based management, data warehouse design and implementation, data sourcing and quality, on-line analytical processing (OLAP), dashboards and data mining, case studies of business analytics practice.
On completion of this subject students should:
A 2-hour formal examination (50%) in the examination period; a written assignment about data warehouse design, based on a case study, of approximately 2000 words (25%) – due mid-semester; a written assignment about creation of an analytical report, based on a case study, of approximately 2000 words (25%) – due end-semester.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Information Systems B |
Information Systems A
Information Technology in Organisations
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