Big Data (9938.2)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Business School|
UC - Ducere, Online
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Teaching Period 1 DR Jennifer LOH (Ph: +61 2 62068371 ) ONLINE 2020 Teaching Period 4 DR Jennifer LOH (Ph: +61 2 62068371 ) ONLINE
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In this unit, students will be introduced to the concepts of big data and how it can be applied in modern business contexts. Following on from developing their understanding of the various methodologies for collecting and interpreting Big Data, students will work on its application to improve business performance. Students completing this unit will have a demonstrated capacity to identify and articulate appropriate metrics for measuring business performance across all departments in varying business types and thus, how to identify pertinent trends to overall business performance. This unit is delivered self-paced online, requiring students to self-manage their work load, developing many skills required of outstanding graduate students.
On successful completion of this unit, students will:
1. Clearly explain the concept of Big Data and its importance for modern business;
2. Design data collection strategies that provide relevant information for business decision making;
3. Effectively communicate an understanding the various types of big data and the function of each;
4. Interpret big data and provide recommendations to business decision makers; and
5. Identify and articulate relevant metrics for business performance across departments, sectors and business types.
Online and self-paced study equivalent to 150 total learning hours.
Successful completion of 36cp
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