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Swinburne University of Technology
Study this online unit in Data Management and Business Intelligence with Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University for the opportunity to gain a valuable foundation of knowledge about the ways data is, and should be, managed. The unit will teach you the fundamentals of knowledge management, and the role knowledge management plays in data management.
During this unit you will also learn about what business intelligence is, and how its definition may vary depending on the perspective taken. You will also gain an understanding of how business intelligence can play a role in gaining competitive advantage. You will become familiar with database systems and how to manage them, along with data governance, data security, and data warehousing.
Upon completion of this online unit, you will have a deeper comprehension of data analysis and quality management. You will also be able to coherently discuss the practical issues associated with implementing data management processes.
To enrol in this unit, applicants must be accepted into one the following courses:
In this business systems unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit encourages and helps you to develop a range of skills that will be highly beneficial to IT professionals. You will gain an understanding of the key areas of theory concerning modern database management systems, and will become familiar with frameworks relating to data management. Upon completion of the unit, you will have the skills needed to apply this knowledge in order to question, analyse, and interpret business practices.
Business intelligence, and the importance of understanding large quantities of data, will be discussed. By the end of this 13-week unit, you will have the understanding necessary to explain and discuss the concept of business intelligence and the role it can play in gaining a competitive advantage.
You will learn also about the practical implementation of data management, with focus on database systems, data governance, data security, data warehousing, and the issues regarding real-world implementation of data management practices. The relatively recent introduction of green IT will also be discussed, as students enrolled in this online unit are encouraged to consider what the future holds for business sustainability and green computing.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.