units

FIT5158

Faculty of Information Technology

Skip to content | Change text size
 

print version

Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Evening)

Synopsis

This unit provides an understanding of the business value of customer relationship management and how data mining technology can be used to improve organizational interaction with customers. Building a business around the customer relationship is the aspiration of many modern organizations. Customer relationship management and data mining has been combined together to provide the required concepts, techniques, technology and tools to achieve this goal. The unit discuss how IT and IT based techniques can be used for customer segmentation, clustering and classification, market basket analysis and association rule mining in addition to traditional CRM.

Objectives

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  • use software tools and techniques for identifying business opportunities;
  • plan direct marketing campaigns and product introductions;
  • analyse and understand customer churn with data mining tools;
  • create stable and accurate predictive models and interpret results;
  • provide advise to management on CRM;
  • advise management on data mining techniques and tools.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor David Dowe

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures/wk, 1 hr laboratory/wk

Prerequisites

FIT9004 or FIT9017

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/units/fit5158/