Analytical thinking is a part of decision making in business. Spreadsheets and business software have supported business decision making, but due to the complexity of the business and the availability of large data sets, business analytics has emerged as a field to identify patterns and metrics to assist business decisions and draw better conclusions.
The minor in Business Analytics will cover key areas such as:
data structures and modelling
automated transactions and decision making using machine learning
You will also learn to develop and deliver a business data analysis project.
You will graduate with contemporary knowledge and skills of data analytics and an understanding of how to apply these skills in the context of data analytics.
For a minor study students must complete 48 credit points consisting of:
48 credit points Minor Studies
A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.
'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.
This unit set is studied as part of the following course(s):