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BSYS 2051 - Introduction to Business Data Analytics with MS Excel 2016 for Windows

Business Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Every enterprise requires business analytics and decision support systems (DSS) in order to develop a competitive advantage. This is an introductory course using MS Excel for Windows, the foundational data analysis tool, to build on the skills and concepts covered in basic computer application courses. This course covers advanced Excel formulas, concepts, and applications using larger and more professional worksheets and focusses on the data modeling approach using Excel vs. the calculator approach. Topics include if-then modeling, built-in functions, charts, transferring data across applications, and using the built-in tools such as PivotTables, Sparklines, Slicers, and PowerPivots.

Prerequisite(s)

BSYS 1001

Credits

3.0

Cost

$617.00 - $625.57 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

Below are six offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 86661

Sat Jan 04 - Thu Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 26 Online
Feb 10 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE12 Rm. 318
Mar 24 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE12 Rm. 318

Instructor

Denise Calvert

Course Outline

Cost

$625.57

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. The course is paced with weekly assignment deadlines and scheduled dates for the midterm and final exams. Midterm and final exams are written at the BCIT Burnaby campus. 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 OPMT1110 Business Mathematics, or an equivalent course. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. Exam dates: Midterm exam is Monday, Feb 10 1800 - 2100 and Final exam is Tuesday, March 24 1800-2100.

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

In Progress

CRN 77393

Mon Jan 06 - Sat Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 28 Online
Feb 12 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE12 Rm. 322
Mar 25 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE12 Rm. 322

Instructor

Denise Calvert

Course Outline

Cost

$625.57

Notes

  1. The course is paced with weekly assignment deadlines and scheduled dates for the midterm and final exams. Midterm and final exams are written at the BCIT Burnaby Campus. 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 email address when registering. Exam dates: Midterm Wed, Feb 12 1800-2100, Final Exam Wed, Mar 25 1800-2100

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

In Progress

CRN 77580

Wed Jan 08 - Wed Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 25 Wed 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 360

Instructor

Reza Bafandeh

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$617.00

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 77581

Thu Jan 09 - Thu Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 26 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 230

Instructor

Ben Whitney

Course Outline

Cost

$625.57

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 78412

Fri Jan 10 - Fri Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 27 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 104

Instructor

Ben Whitney

Course Outline

Cost

$625.57

Notes

  1. .

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

In Progress

CRN 79495

Mon Mar 09 - Fri Mar 13 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 09 - Mar 13 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Ed Bosman

Course Outline

Cost

$625.57

Notes

  1. This is a one week long fast-paced course and it is not suitable for all students

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

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Use correct data modeling terminology.
  • Describe the components of functional spreadsheet applications.
  • Create simple financial models.
  • Solve financial/business problems using appropriate functions.
  • Organize data lists using filters and PivotTables.
  • Summarize data using statistical functions.
  • Employ built-in tools in Excel 2016.
  • Analyze business data using analytics.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

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

School of Business

  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. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  11. Computerized Accounting
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  12. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  13. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  14. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  15. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  16. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  17. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  18. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  19. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  21. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  22. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  23. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2020

Books for Winter 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Np Ms Office 365 & Excel 2016: Comp, 1St Edition
Author Parsons
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-30588-040-5
Price $104.95
Required

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Cei Digital: Myitlab W Pearson Etext-Exploring Ms Office 2016
Author Poatsy
Publisher Ph
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13445-587-7
Price $98.00
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Np Ms Office 365 & Excel 2016: Comp, 1St Edition
Author Parsons
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-30588-040-5
Price $104.95
Required

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