Advanced Business Analysis

INF80001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.


Concurrent requisite - can be completed either prior or in same study period.

Aims and objectives

This unit is an advanced unit which further develops the underlying knowledge, skills and other competencies that are critical to the effective business analyst. It contextualises business analysis, building complexity, uncertainty and interconnectedness into the modelling domain. The assignments will involve students interacting with real businesses to apply their knowledge and skills to resolve a real-world business problems.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Apply an advanced and integrated knowledge of the principles, analytical methods and approaches of business analysis to resolve business problems in a contemporary organisational context
2. Critically evaluate proposed solutions to business problems to determine the best fit with business requirements using decision-making tools to meet the original stakeholder needs
3. Critically analyse implementation plans, and associated organisational impacts and report on post-implementation reviews to specialist and non-specialist audiences
4. Demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, and ability to communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader or member of a team