2018 Summer School Subject List

Data Analytics and Business Intelligence (INFO5060) - Opens 04 Oct 2016

Faculty: Engineering and Information Technologies
Department: Information Technologies
Level: Postgraduate
Credit Points: 6

Instructors:
(1) Mr Darren Louie - darren.louie@sap.com

Contacts:
(1) Ms Cecille Faraizi - cecille.faraizi@sydney.edu.au
(2) Dr Simon Poon - simon.poon@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 01 Dec 2016 
End Date: 12 Dec 2016 
Capacity: 50 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016 
Applications Close: 21 Nov 2016 
Census date: 03 Jan 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 03 Jan 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No

Prerequisites:

  1. Prerequisite: - 

    COMP5206 Information Technologies System

  2. Assumed Knowledge: - 

    COMP5206 Information Technologies System, Excel and Databases

Description

The frontier for using data to make decisions has shifted dramatically. High performing enterprises are now building their competitive strategies around data-driven insights that in turn generate impressive business results. This course provides an overview of Business Intelligence (BI) concepts, technologies and practices, and then focuses on the application of BI through a team based project simulation that will allow students to have practical experience in building a BI solution based on a real world case study.

Assessment

Presentation, Project Submission and Final Exam

Timetable

Start Date: 01 Dec 2016     End Date: 12 Dec 2016

Lectures Times & Locations:

  • Thu 1st, Fri 2nd & Mon 5th Dec 2016: 10:00 - 12:30 hrs: SIT Lecture Theatre 123.

  • Tues 6th - Fri 9th & Mon 12th Dec 2016: 10:00 - 12:30 hrs: Peter Nicol Russell Learning Studio 311

Tutorials Times & Location:

  • Thu 1st - Mon 12th Dec: 13:00 - 16:30 hrs : SIT Labs 114 & 115

Final Exam:

  • Wed 14th Dec 2016, 14:00 hrs Start (2hrs & 10 mins Reading Time): Carslaw Lecture Room 351

Texts

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