Five College Consortium


Subject Name: 

Isenberg School of Management

Course Number: 
UMass Amherst
This course provides an introduction to Business Intelligence, including the processes, methodologies, infrastructure, and current practices used to transform business data into useful information and support business decision-making. Business Intelligence requires foundation knowledge in data storage and retrieval, thus this course will review logical data models for both database management systems and data warehouses. Students will learn to extract and manipulate data from these systems and assess security-related issues. Data mining, visualization, and statistical analysis along with reporting options such as management dashboards and balanced scorecards will be covered. Technologies utilized in the course include SAP Business Warehouse and Crystal Reports.

This course is open to Undergraduate Senior and Junior Isenberg BBA-OIM students and BBA-FINOPMGT students in an OIM subplan. This class is open to Seniors and Juniors with an Isenberg OIM major and BBA-FINOPMGT majors with a subplan in Operations Management. Information Technology minor students may enroll as space permits.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Course Sections

Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Traci Hess

M W 1:25PM 2:40PM