|1.||Critically analyse the role of business analytics in supporting decision making in a modern organisation, with a focus of working with different data formats and data wrangling techniques;|
|2.||Investigate and assess different analytics solutions in open source environments (R/Python) to develop effective visualisations;|
|3.||Evaluate analytics models to uncover hidden patterns in business data and understand relationships between variables;|
|4.||Deconstruct and exemplify data communication strategies through reproducible reporting and collaborative practices with version control Git/Github; and,|
|5.||Exemplify creative and innovative problem-solving of complex professional challenges through the application of data analytics in the business domain.|
Students studying under the VU Block Model.
|Test||Practical exercises (5%, 10%, 10%)||25%|
|Assignment||Data Analytics Project: a Kaggle style data analysis (data wrangling, modelling and visualisation)||35%|
|Report||Research report (30%) and Presentation (10%) (Working with a real-world data to develop and evaluate a data model) - Group||40%|
|Assignment||Role of business analytics to support decision making processes||10%|
|Assignment||Data Analytics Project using Kaggle for analysis and presentation (data wrangling)||40%|
|Report||Research report (Working with a real-world data to develop and evaluate a data model)||50%|
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