Business Analytics and Visualisation

INF70008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil

Courses with unit

This unit is part of the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (AGSE) suite of courses

Aims and objectives

This unit focuses on business analytics and visualisation, equipping students with the relevant data analytics and visualisation skills required to solve the complex data problems of modern businesses. Students will have the opportunity to learn about evidence based decision-making, online analytical processing, big data, data visualisations and various tools and techniques to perform descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics and their application in various domains.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Critically evaluate the concept of business analytics and visualisation and its application in various organisational contexts.
 
2. Critically evaluate the concepts of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics and apply the appropriate data analytics tools and techniques to implement business analytics strategy.
 
3. Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to resolve complex data problems.
 
4. Research and evaluate the effect of big data, unstructured data, stream analysis and text analytics.
 
5. Demonstrate appropriate communications skills in group work as well as written and oral presentations.