Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2013 (Day)|
Managerial decision-makers often require information held in various organisational information systems to make improved strategic decisions. A data warehouse is designed to provide high quality data from a number of sources both inside and outside the organisation and is an example of a large-scale decision system. This unit presents students with coverage of several important aspects of data warehousing. These include the purpose of a data warehouse, data warehouse design, data warehouse architecture, data sourcing, implementing the data warehouse, organisational issues involved with designing and implementing a data warehouse, data warehouse governance and case studies.
At the completion of this unit students will:
Examination (2 hours): 50%; In-semester assessment: 50%
2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hr laboratory/wk