Core Module Information
Module title: Analytics Final Project

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 40.00
ECTS credit value: 20

Module code: SOE11170
Module leader: Max Chipulu
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management

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

Description of module content:

The final project is the most important part of the MSc Business Analytics program. It is a chance for you to independently conduct a large project on a business problem or issue of your choice or provided by a real organisation, with real datasets, using the analytics techniques covered in the program.The final project requires you to:- Choose a topic and get it approved by your supervisor.- Design and conduct a research plan.- Find and use relevant information sources.- Plan and manage your time effectively.- Communicate with your supervisor regularly.- Write a well-presented report.The final project is a test of your ability to use your analytics skills to solve a real-world problem. You will be assigned a supervisor to advise you, but it is your responsibility to manage and complete the project. It is a challenging but rewarding experience. It is your chance to apply everything you have learned in the program and to demonstrate your readiness for a career in business analytics.To be successful in the final project, you need to be able to:- Think critically and creatively to select and develop the right analytical model for the problem.- Work independently and manage your time effectively.- Handle and analyze large datasets.- Be comfortable with the uncertainty and complexity of such projects.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Critically evaluate the effectiveness of business analytics techniques to facilitate a thorough investigation.

LO2: Demonstrate ability to work with real-world datasets, which may be incomplete, noisy, or biased.

LO3: Critically evaluate the techniques you use, highlighting their reliability, validity, and limitations, and identifying opportunities for future work to improve the analysis.

LO4: Communicate your analysis results clearly and concisely, using both written and visualisation communication skills.

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