INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Information Technology PhD
2011-2012

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 652 Business Intelligence Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 7.5 3 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Meliha HANDZIC, Prof. Dr. Meliha HANDZIC, Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The overall aim of this course is to introduce students to the basic concepts and techniques of business intelligence/ business analytics. Topics covered include business decision-making, evidence-based management, data warehouse design and implementation, data sourcing and quality, on-line analytical processing (OLAP), dashboards and data mining classification, regression and time series, case studies of business analytics practice

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic

    LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
    Week
    Topic

      TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
      Description
      • Lectures
      • Presentation
      • Project
      • Assignments
      Description (%)
      Method Quantity Percentage (%)
      Project120
      Presentation110
      Term Paper130
      +participation
      1
      10
      Total: 60
      Learning outcomes
      • Be familiar with data mining and its relationship to decision-making
      • Understand the main concepts underlying data warehouse design and implementation, data quality and retrieval and analysis of data
      • Be familiar with the use of business analytics in practice
      • Oral and written presentation: ability to express ideas clearly and precisely
      • General skills in literature search and analysis, critical thinking and independent learning.
      TEXTBOOK(S)

        ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
        Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
        Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
        Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
        Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
        Final Examination(1 week) 0
        Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
        Preparation for Final Examination7.50
        Total Workload: 0
        ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0