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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IT440 Business Intelligence Fundamentals (3 cr.)

This course introduces data warehousing and decision support infrastructures that support organizational performance management. Information requirements for managerial decisions, dimensional modeling, data warehouse development, and data analysis techniques are covered.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Develop a general understanding of the types of problems involved in business decisions.
  2. Explain how data retrieval and analysis technologies are applied to support business decision making.
  3. Identify the organizational challenges involved in data warehouse development.
  4. Describe how to design data structures that support multidimensional analysis.
  5. Identify the requirements for successful data warehousing initiatives.
  6. Explain the relationship of the data warehouse to operational computing and how the data warehouse is maintained.
  7. Demonstrate basic data analysis techniques.


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