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.
Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program.
This is a new course and is currently scheduled to be offered for the first time through BCIT Part-time Studies in the
Winter 2019 term.
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 Winter 2019
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