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Business Inteligence (an MBA elective)

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A graduate level elective course in data warehousing and business intelligence. The course first builds technical foundation consisting of database and data warehousing concepts and methods using Oracle technologies: relational databases, SQL, data modeling using ERDs, dimensional modeling, and online analytical processing (OLAP). Business intelligence and data mining concepts and applications are then introduced using Oracle Answers and Dashboards, MicroStrategy BI, and data mining software. Organizational and managerial decision support applications of BI are discussed using case studies.