Module Overview

Business Intelligence

The purpose of this module is to introduce business and accounting students to the concept of business intelligence and the visualisation of data.

Module Code

BSIT H4023

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Overview of business intelligence and analytics

Business Intelligence framework, intelligence creation and usage, BI Governance, BI implementation, BI tools and techniques

Data Warehousing

Definitions and concepts, data warehouse architectures, Data ETL processes, Data warehouse development, implementation, administration and security issues.

Business Performance Management

Definition, planning and monitoring, Key Performance Indicators and metrics, BPM Methodologies, BPM technologies and applications, performance dashboards and scorecards.

Data Mining

concepts and definitions, data mining applications, data mining processes, data mining methods, clustering, classification and association.

Text and Web Mining

concepts and definitions, natural language processing, text mining applications, text mining processes, text mining tools, web mining overview, web content mining and web structure, web usage mining.

Performance Dashboards

Context and definition, types of dashboards, creating effective business metrics, effective dashboard design, visualisation tools and software.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100