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BABI 7800 - Power BI and Data Analytics

Business Analytics & Business Intelligence Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

​This course utilizes Excel's PowerPivot and PowerBI functionality working on skills to model different types of data and how the data is synthesized into management information. In addition to these skills, this course will dive into the issues related to big data and analyze big data so information can be integrated into the strategic decision-making process by using data visualization tools. Students will be then able to build custom dashboards to answer management problems.

Prerequisite(s)

Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Data Modelling:

  • Structure data gathering to a business need.
  • Utilize systems to store, edit, and retrieve required data.
  • Determine best practices in data use.
  • Discuss and apply ethical and legal considerations in the use of data.

Data Visualization:

  • Build effective data visualizations to communicate meaning through data.
  • Determine correct visual tool to analyze multiple data types.
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analyses as appropriate.
  • Select tools to effectively convey meaning.

Power BI:

  • Perform basic application use.
  • Describe Business Intelligence (e.g., Online Analytical Processing or OLAP).
  • Perform data analysis using MS Power BI toolset.
  • Perform time series analysis (forecasting techniques).
  • Apply Power BI to Data Mining and Discovery methods and use single and multiple table data sources in Power BI.

Effective as of Fall 2021

Related Programs

BABI 7800 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

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