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BSYS 2051 - Introduction to Business Data Analytics with MS Excel 2019 for Windows

Business Systems 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

​The main focus of this course is to develop data analytic skills and demonstrate the ability to manage and present complex data to effectively support business decisions. Students will develop a sound methodology to build "what if" spreadsheet models to assess various business cases. Throughout the course, students will work on business cases in which the design of the spreadsheet is of paramount importance. This course covers advanced Excel formulas, concepts, and applications using larger and more professional worksheets and focusses on the data modeling approach using MS Excel. Topics include built-in functions, charts, transferring data across applications, and using the built-in tools including Pivot Tables, Sparklines, Slicers, and Power Pivots.

Prerequisite(s)

BSYS 1001

Credits

3.0

Cost

$592.47 - $627.60 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are six offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 58573

Mon Apr 05 - Mon Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 28 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Denise Calvert

Course Outline

Cost

$592.47

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 1. Internet delivery format 2. The course is paced with weekly assignment deadlines and scheduled dates for the midterm and final exams. 3. Midterm exam is on Thursday,May 20th at 1800. Final exam is on Thursday June 24th at 1800. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions are recommended to derive full benefit from the course. Students are expected to be familiar with business math concepts as covered in OPMT 1110 Business Mathematics, or an equivalent course. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. No class on May 24
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 66183

Mon Apr 05 - Mon Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 28 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Denise Calvert

Course Outline

Cost

$592.47

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 1. Internet delivery format 2. The course is paced with weekly assignment deadlines and scheduled dates for the midterm and final exams. 3. Midterm exam is on Thursday,May 20th at 1800. Final exam is on Thursday June 24th at 1800. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions are recommended to derive full benefit from the course. Students are expected to be familiar with business math concepts as covered in OPMT 1110 Business Mathematics, or an equivalent course. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. No class on May 24
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 57661

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Nadia Graham

Course Outline

Cost

$627.60

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 60435

Fri Apr 30 - Fri Jul 16 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 30 - Jul 16 Fri 13:30 - 16:20 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Nadia Graham

Course Outline

Cost

$627.60

Notes

  1. Please direct any inquiries to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway, at schanway@bcit.ca.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 66837

Fri May 14 - Wed Jun 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - Jun 23 Wed/Fri 17:00 - 20:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$617.60

Notes

  1. 1. Due to the condensed nature of this course, students must attend the first day of class. Failure to do so may result in failure of the course. 2.Students must bring their own laptop for this course. Course is being put on by the Whistler Learning Centre. Please contact sonia_dhaliwal116@bcit.ca with questions. 3. Pre-reading will be assigned 1 week prior to start date

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 59674

Tue Jun 29 - Tue Aug 10 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 29 - Aug 10 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Dave Lazenby

Course Outline

Cost

$627.60

Notes

  1. No class on Thursday July 1st.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Use correct data modeling terminology.
  • Apply Relative, Absolute and Mixed cell references.
  • Solve financial/business problems using appropriate functions such as PMT, FV, NPER, IRR, NPV and RATE in assessing business cases.
  • Develop effective "what if" statements in a spreadsheet to support business decisions.
  • Implement advanced spreadsheet functions such as Goal Seek and Scenario Manager to support business decisions.
  • Develop a multi-sheet worksheet model capable of sensitivity analyses.
  • Prepare, create and apply Templates and Styles in Charts and Tables.
  • Organize data lists using filters and PivotTables.
  • Summarize data using statistical functions.
  • Apply data validation options.
  • Analyze data using the Scenario Manager, Data Tables and Goal Seek.
  • Use imported and exported data to build models.
  • Demonstrate finding and fixing formula errors and 3D formulas.
  • Apply basic Macros.

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

BSYS 2051 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  3. Advanced Human Resource Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  6. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  10. Computerized Accounting
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  11. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  12. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  13. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  14. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  15. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  16. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  17. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  18. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  19. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  21. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

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