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Course module: 202001068
202001068
Business Intelligence and Databases
Course info
Course module202001068
Credits (ECTS)4.5
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact personDr. rer. nat. D. Braun
E-maild.braun@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
Examiner
Dr. rer. nat. D. Braun
Contactperson for the course
Dr. rer. nat. D. Braun
Examiner
dr. G. Sedrakyan
Academic year2021
Starting block
2A
RemarksMinor students: register for the minor!
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
The student:
  • Can explain the need for computerized support of managerial decision making;
  • Can explain the business intelligence (BI) methodology and concepts and can relate them to decision support systems (DSS);
  • Can design data models, database schemas, and SQL queries;
  • Can apply data management and web-related technologies (e.g., MySQL);
  • Can design, access and use a database for simple Web-based applications;
  • Can apply the basic definitions and concepts of data warehouses;
  • Can evaluate and compare the different types of data warehousing architectures;
  • Can explain the process of developing and managing data warehouses and collecting data for business intelligence applications;
  • Can analyse the all-encompassing nature of performance management (BPM) and apply some of the best practices in planning and management reporting;
  • Can evaluate the objectives and benefits of business analytics and data mining, recognize the wide range of applications of data mining;
  • Can apply, compare and evaluate the theoretical knowledge of BI in designing and implementing BI applications.
Content
The course will introduce students to business intelligence concepts and provide them with an understanding of how to represent information using data models; create, populate and query a database; create a data warehouse to analyze and solve business problems, extract data patterns using data mining techniques, represent insights using dashboards.
Module
Module 3
Participating study
Bachelor Business & IT
Required materials
Book
Sharda, R., Delen, D., & Turban, E. Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Data Science: A Managerial Perspective (or Turban et al., Business Intelligence: A Managerial Approach, Pearson education (edition 2 or higher)).
Recommended materials
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Instructional modes
Lecture

Practical
Presence dutyYes

Tutorial
Presence dutyYes

Tests
BID Theory

BID Project

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