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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

$796.16

Winter 2019

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

CRN 86271

Tue Jan 01 - Sun Apr 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 01 - Apr 14 Online
Feb 24 Sun 10:00 - 12:00 Online SE06 Rm. 105
Apr 14 Sun 10:00 - 12:00 Online SE06 Rm. 105

Instructor

Denise Calvert

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$796.16

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Course registration restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration Program. BBA students requiring course approval, please call the Degree Programs Administrator at 604-432-8609. This course is online, but its midterm and final exams will be held at the Burnaby campus.

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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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Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

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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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Collect, Combine, & Transform Data Using Power Query In Excel & Power Bi
Author Raviv
Publisher Ms
Copyright 1919
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-50930-795-1
Price $40.95
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