Module title: Business Intelligence and Reporting for Enterprises

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CSI11100
Module leader: Debbie Meharg
School School of Computing
Subject area group: Creative and Social Informatics
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

2019/0, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Debbie Meharg
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to LOs Lectures will deliver core material and will cover LOs 1–5. Tutorials and practical sessions using relevant software are used to help develop a deeper understanding of module content and the practical application of what is learned.

Assessment (formative and summative)

Assessment will include two pieces of coursework. The first coursework will take the form a formal business report and will assess LO1, LO2 and LO5.

The second piece of coursework will involve the creation of a Performance Dashboard, produced from a given large data set, using industry standard software tools and techniques. A presentation will be prepared to demonstrate the Dashboard and to analyse and evaluate the product.


Formative Assessment:
Formative feedback will be provided during practical sessions.

Summative Assessment:
Summative assessment will include two pieces of coursework. The first coursework will take the form a formal business report and will assess LO1, LO2 and LO5.

The second piece of coursework will involve the creation of a Performance Dashboard, produced from a given large data set, using industry standard software tools and techniques. A presentation will be prepared to demonstrate the Dashboard and to analyse and evaluate the product. The second assessment will assess LO3 and LO4.


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 22
Face To Face Tutorial 26
Face To Face Demonstration 2
Face To Face Guided independent study 150
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 50 1,2,5 7 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Oral Presentation 50 3 and 4 13 HOURS= 15 mins, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

The module aims to present a balanced approach to the subject area by addressing both the theory and practice of Business Intelligence and reporting in enterprise systems. The aim of this module is to develop a deep understanding of enterprise information systems and their role in business processes alongside practical skills in business intelligence reporting and dashboard design. It includes:

- Evaluation of the impact that Enterprise Information Systems can have within organisation business processes.
- As an assessment of the impact that they have on the efficiency and effectiveness of organisations and supply chains.
- Fundamentals of business intelligence, such as data warehousing and data mining.
- The role of performance dashboards in performance management and measurement in organisations.
- The sourcing and extraction of data and the analysis and development of intelligence.
- Understanding of current legislation on data privacy and ethical issues relevant to business intelligence in organisations.

The module will use a range of tools to give students an appreciation of the nature of large scale integrated information systems and to practice data analytical techniques.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:

LO1: Critically assess and explain the major objectives, success factors and significant elements of Enterprise Information Systems.
LO2: Explain and assess approaches to business process management analysis and design.
LO3: Critically compare, analyse and evaluate business intelligence and reporting technologies.
LO4: Construct a performance dashboard and business intelligence report from a given data set using industry standard tools and techniques.
LO5: Evaluate and critique current legislation on data privacy and relevant ethical issues

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