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QBUS6600: Data Analytics for Business Capstone

This unit serves as the capstone unit for the Data Analytics for Business specialisation. The unit's teaching and learning framework consists of problem-based teaching with practical application, challenging students to apply their data analytics skills to real-world business problems. The unit allows students to link theory to practice by integrating knowledge and key consolidating skills, that students have developed throughout the specialisation. Work-integrated learning and career-readiness outcomes are a focus of this unit where students utilize data analytics techniques and skills, together with business knowledge, assisting in business decision making via professional practice.

Code QBUS6600
Academic unit Business Analytics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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Completion of 18 credit points of units towards the Data Analytics for Business specialisation (including QBUS5001 and BUSS6002)
Corequisites:
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Completion of 6 credit points towards the Data Analytics for Business specialisation
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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Students should complete this unit in their final semester of study

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Analyse and explain the role of data analytics and insights in business decision making
  • LO2. Operationally and efficiently cast a business problem into data analytics problems using a Business Data Analytics process
  • LO3. Demonstrate a deep understanding of various statistical learning methods and identify the advantages and limitations of each method
  • LO4. Build a strong Data Analytics skill set for business decision making
  • LO5. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Data Analytics software such as Python and R for implementing a Data Analytic project
  • LO6. Work productively, collaboratively and collegially in a team
  • LO7. Communicate the Data Analytics findings efficiently

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.