Credits: 6

Schedule: 03.08.2020 - 21.08.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Prof Matti Rossi

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Summer teaching period (3.-21.8.2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The students will learn about the system development lifecycle of operational and analytical databases, including the steps of requirement collection, modelling, implementation, and use. They will also become familiar with a variety of data analysis methods and approaches. Students will gain both theoretical and practical perspective on how to properly engage with data and use data to make fact-based business decisions.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Key topics:
● Why data matters
● Data resources
● Quality of data
● Analysis and interpretation
● Data visualisation
● Persuading with data

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Class participation
Individual assignments
Group project

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Total 160 h (6 ECTS)
Lectures 42 h
Independent and team work: 118 h
Compulsory attendance, max. 3 absences

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Articles and other materials provided on the course.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course available as a part of the Information & Service Business track of the Information Technology Program. Application to the program through


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