Business Intelligence

The Learning objective is to get familiar with the concepts of Strategic Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing. Besides the understanding of the concepts this course allows students to create their own Corporate Performance Management infrastructure using an SAP Business Intelligence system. The course covers the management perspective (Concepts and End-User perspective) as well as the IT perspective (Implementation of a Business Intelligence System). The topics covered include:

  • Management perspective
    • Introduction to Business Intelligence
    • Data Warehouse architectures
    • Enterprise Reporting (User perspective)
    • Data Mining (User perspective)
  • IT perspective
    • Data Modeling Concepts
    • Business Intelligence Modeling
    • Extraction, Transformation & Load Process
    • Enterprise Reporting (Software Engineering perspective)
    • Data Mining (Software Engineering perspective)
    • Dashboard creation 

The exercises are performed using using a selection of tools from the following list: SAP Hana, Microsoft BI, QlikView.