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OPMT 7750 - Data Modelling and Business Intelligence

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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 the 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 program.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$805.39 - $820.66 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 46280

Thu Sep 05 - Thu Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Dec 12 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 318

Instructor

Eduardo Cantu

Course Outline

Cost

$805.39

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Departmental approval needed. Course registration restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration Program. For registration approval, please send your name and ID to bba@bcit.ca.

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

In Progress and Full

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 87427

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Apr 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 14 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 105

Instructor

Eduardo Cantu

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$820.66

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Enrollment is restricted to students accepted into the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program. Registration approval is automatically given upon full acceptance into the part-time program.

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:

  • Understand 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 ethical and legal considerations in the use of data.
  • Understand 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.
  • Understand Power BI:
    • Perfom 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.
    • Use single and multiple table data sources in Power BI.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

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