ITEC 2420 - Big Data Analytics


This course introduces core statistical skills and data analytics techniques used to manipulate and analyze big datasets and interpret outcome from data analysis for efficient decision-making, business intelligence, and scientific discovery.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what data analytics are and why organizations are actively adopting them for strategic advantage
  • Understand key IT/IS concepts related to big data analytics.
  • Understand best practices with core and necessary statistics concepts to be able to participate in and lead data analytics-based projects
  • Understand how to work with large data sets and apply the appropriate data mining techniques to answer business related questions
  • Analyze and evaluate output from statistical and data analysis procedures and draw correct conclusions from it
  • Communicate the results of the data analysis to management by writing a detailed report

Credit Hours

Financial Technology


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