Course Title: Business Data Management and Analytics

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Business Data Management and Analytics

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ISYS2421

City Campus

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

ISYS2422

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet2 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet2 2017

Course Coordinator: Vince Bruno

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5784

Course Coordinator Email: vince.bruno@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Melbourne City Campus 80.08.76


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

Databases are at the core of almost all information systems. This course introduces the key concepts involved in designing and building databases, within the context of business information systems. The course aims to equip you with the skills required to design and implement data based solutions for problems commonly found in business.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Design database models to address issues commonly encountered in business.
    SFIA Codes include:
    - BSMO Business modelling (Level 2)
    - DTAN Database Fundamentals (Level 3)
    - PRMG Project management (Level 1)
    - DBAD Database Administration (Level 3)
  2. Given a set of business requirements, create a design for a moderately complex (up to twenty entities) database model.
    SFIA Codes include:
    - BSMO Business modelling (Level 2)
    - DTAN Database Fundamentals (Level 3)
  3. Express the design of database systems using relational models and entity relationship diagrams.
    SFIA Codes include:
    - DBDS Database Repository Design (Level 2)
    - BSMO Business Modelling (Level 2)
  4. Create a database system using graphical tools and data definition language.
    SFIA Codes include:
    - PROG Programming/Software Development (Level 2)
  5. Manage data in a database system by using data manipulation language (Structured Query Language).
    SFIA Codes include:
    - PROG Programming/Software Development (Level 2)
  6. Extract information from a database system using Structured Query Language.
    SFIA Codes include:
    - PROG Programming/Software Development (Level 2)


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT/Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1:
25% 
Linked CLOs: 4, 5, 6

Assessment Task 2:
25% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6

Final Examination: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.