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OPMT 7750 - Data Modelling and Business Intelligence

Operations Management 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 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

$803.20 - $840.03 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 48399

Tue Sep 07 - Sat Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 18 Online
Oct 28 Thu 18:00 - 20:00 Online SW01 Rm. 2005

Instructor

Shauna Begley

Course Outline

Cost

$803.20

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course is reserved for students enrolled in the old BBA matrix. Students accepted into the new matrix starting Fall 2021 will be withdrawn from this course if registered. Please contact BBA@bcit.ca for more information. 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 is an asynchronous, online course with no set face-to-face with the instructor during the week. The midterm exam will be held in-person at the Burnaby campus from 6-8pm on Thursday, October 28. A laptop will be required to write the exam.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 48158

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Dec 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Thu 18:00 - 20:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 4076
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Online

Instructor

Shauna Begley

Course Outline

Cost

$840.03

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is reserved for students enrolled in the old BBA matrix. Students accepted into the new matrix starting Fall 2021 will be withdrawn from this course if registered. Please contact BBA@bcit.ca for more information. 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 will have a blended delivery. Asynchronous content will be delivered throughout the week, and labs will be held at the Burnaby campus Thursday nights. No class Thursday November 11th.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 89537

Tue Jan 04 - Sat Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 16 Online
Feb 23 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 207

Instructor

Shauna Begley

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$840.03

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is restricted to students enrolled in either the old version of the BBA program matrix (pre-Fall 2021) or the Business Intelligence Option of the new BBA matrix. For students on the old matrix, registration approval was automatically granted upon acceptance into the program. For students in the Business Intelligence Option, please email bba@bcit.ca with your name and ID for instructions on how to register. This is an online asynchronous course with no weekly face-to-face with the instructor. The midterm will be held in-person at the Burnaby campus on February 23.

1 seat remaining as of Dec 6, 2021 6:08 pm (PST). Availability may change at any time.

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

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