Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the course the students understand the importance of data driven decision making. The students will have both analytical problem solving and data management skills that enable them to work with the data and to turn it into intelligent reporting for particular decisional contexts.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 10.04.2018 - 22.05.2018

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Yong Liu, Jani Merikivi

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

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Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):



  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course seeks shed light on the key building blocks of BI, such as data management, data warehousing, analytic tools, data mining, and reporting. The course provides both a hands-on practical and a theoretical approach to learning about data driven decision-making and analytical problem solving.


Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Only one of these courses an be done: 57E00500 Capstone: Business Intelligence 37E00550 Business Intelligence

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Before registration, one must have successfully completed the data resource management course (37E01600).