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Social Network Analysis Principles - OLET2346

Year - 2020

Social Network Analysis (SNA) allows you to understand the structure of relationships between people and organization, its drivers, and its consequences. It enables you to explore how ideas or behaviour spread and explain why individuals or teams with specific patterns of relationships do better than others. OLET2346 Social Network Analysis Principles will help students understand the fundamental principles of network research thinking, developing their network literacy required for success in an increasingly connected world characterized by an abundant source of diverse information. This unit will enhance students' understanding of diverse network structures, concepts of network centrality, network diffusion and how social networks can be leveraged or can hinder the delivery of desired real-world outcomes. This OLE will require an estimated 50 hours of course learning content, practical formative exercises and assessments. Graduates of this unit are expected to develop Interdisciplinary effectiveness, Digital literacy, Influence, Broader Skills, Depth of Disciplinary expertise.

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Additional information
The unit is designed such that it is accessible to University of Sydney students from all disciplines can benefit from it. Basic concepts from statistics and graph theory will be introduced, but advanced prior mathematical knowledge is not required.


Faculty: Engineering

Intensive September

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Project Management
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 11 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Petr Matous
HECS Band: 2
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