The modern business organization and its consumers generate vast amounts of data, given that information technology and social media are pervasive. Organisations use these data for business decision making and operational optimisation in many ways. This has led to the emergence of the field of business data analytics. In this BSc (Honours) Business Data Analytics course students learn how organizations and their customers generate, store and analyze these data for the benefit of the business.
It has a strong focus on defining the data analytics requirement of a business, to support organizational decision-making and will equip the students with data analytics, forecasting, data visualization, decision making and consultancy skills. The course will provide the students with professional skills and values that will enable them to become key players in the global business environment as well.
“Learn the Art of Modern Day Storytelling”
This course equips students to understand how data is: generated in organizations, how it is stored and how it is analyzed business decision making and operational optimization.
Theories, tools and techniques from the disciplines of Data Science, Information Systems and Business Management which are essential to develop this capability are taught in this course.
Students will acquire data analytics, forecasting, data visualization, decision making and other business management skills towards the end.
A carefully architected set of core modules and optional modules enable students to study various career options.
Such career options are flourishing in a world where both organizations and their consumers generate vast amounts of data.
Awarding University & Course Recognition
Awarded by the University of Westminster UK
Recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka
Business Intelligence Analyst
Operations Business Analyst
Financial Data Analyst
Digital Marketing Analyst
Data Governance Specialist
BIG Data Entrepreneur
Provide students with knowledge of the relevant fundamental principles and technologies that underpin the disciplines of Business Management, Data Science, and Information Systems.
Initiate students inthe selection and application of cutting-edge Data Science and Information Systems techniques and tools to collect, store, prepare, analyze and visualize business data.
Thereby helping students learn the theories and acquire the skills required for Business Data Analytics and Decision Making from all the above three disciplines.
Raise aspirations through transformative learning including a year of work experience and work-based simulations.
Provide a motivating and inclusive environment with the opportunity to develop themselves intellectually and socially.
Encourage students to develop as independent and self-critical problem solvers and global citizens.
Database Design and Implementation
Business Information System Concepts
Statistical Modelling and Analysis
Accounting and Finance for Business
Data Visualisation and Communication
Management Decision Making for Business
Data Science Project Life Cycle
Supply Chain, Operations Management and Digital Business
Web Enabled Business
Machine Learning and Data Mining
** Student Must choose 1 optional module.
Award of Diploma of Higher Education
A 12-month industrial placement period is compulsory as it is credit-bearing. This experience will give you additional practical skills and a competitive edge in the job market. The IIT students have 100% employment assurance and are most often selected for lucrative employment at renowned organizations.