Area of Study
Business, Business Administration, Business Management, Computer Info Systems, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technologies
Taught In English
INFS1602 AND a minimum of 72 UOC of courses must be completed.
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe aim of this course is to give you the skills to help organisations answer questions such as: which customers are contributing to the business?s profitability and which ones are not? What product portfolio will increase overall sales? Which services are most profitable on the basis of costs of customer retention?Business intelligence (BI) is a systematic approach that shifts organisation decision making from being based on ?gut feelings? and trial and error to being based on evidence. It is concerned with providing timely and accurate information for decisions that enhance profitability, increase market share, and improve customer service and is focused on providing information to people at all levels in organisations with the right information at the right time.The course is also investigates with the sharing of information with suppliers, partners, and customers. The course will incorporate a laboratory component using the SAS product set (SAS is one of the world?s leading supplier of BI tools) so that concepts presented in class can be applied to solve problems with real-world relevance.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.