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Business Intelligence and Analytics

Please note that the following information may be subject to change.

Module Convenor:  Sanja Petrovic

Module Content:
Basic concepts of Business Intelligence and Decision Support
Data warehousing and ETL On-line analytical processing (OLAP)
Multidimensional data cubes
Data, text and Web Mining
BI and business process improvement
Deriving business value from BI: case studies
Implementation of BI: management challenges
A look at Open Source BI systems (e.g. Pentaho)
Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems: an overview

Module Aims:
To provide students with a practical grounding in the theory, techniques and technologies of business intelligence (BI) and decision support. In order to demonstrate the relevance of theory to practice, it will provide practical experience of designing and building a business intelligence system involving a complex multi-agency database

Module Assessment:
Individual Coursework (3,000 words) (70%); Groupwork Project (demonstration and report 3,000 words) (30%)


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Nottingham University Business School

Jubilee Campus
Nottingham
NG8 1BB

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