The unit is an introduction to programming with applications to business domain including Business Analytics. The focus of the unit is to develop fundamental knowledge and skills in coding using free open source environments (such as R/Python). The unit covers key concepts including problem modelling, data structures, programming workflow, program design and implementation of algorithms to solve real life business problems. There are no requirements of prior programming or coding knowledge or experience to undertake this unit. This unit is recommended for students with business or non-business backgrounds who wish to acquire industry specific knowledge in coding.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):