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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

$820.66

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

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

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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

Related Programs

OPMT 7750 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

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

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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 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.

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Collect, Combine, & Transform Data Using Power Query In Excel & Power Bi
Author Raviv
Publisher Ms
Copyright 2019
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-50930-795-1
Price $40.95
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