Module title: Business Intelligence and Reporting for Enterprises

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

Module code: CSI11800
Module leader: Debbie Meharg
School School of Computing
Subject area group: Creative and Social Informatics


Description of module content:

The module presents 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
• 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

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 give 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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