Business Intelligence and Data Mining

 

Course title   

Business Intelligence and Data Mining

Course Codes          

IT8411 / IT8402

Level  

8

 

Status            

Elective

Credits

15

 

Prerequisite 

Data Models and Databases or equivalent knowledge

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet, Online

 

Co-requisites

None

Duration

1 trimester

 

           

Aim

To provide students with a framework for identifying and aligning computer-based data analysis strategies with organisational goals in order to create and sustain competitive advantage.

 

Course content

Business intelligence, data mining tools and techniques, analysis of very large data sets

 

Learning objectives

  1. Identify and apply appropriate data analysis strategies to meet specific organisational goals.
  2. Critically assess the efficacy of a range of data mining approaches (classification, association and clustering) for knowledge discovery within large datasets.
  3. Critically evaluate available methods of big data analysis and review possible uses of these techniques for business intelligence

 

 

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