Business Intelligence, Short Course | Part time online | Luleå University of Technology | Sweden
3 months
17500 SEK/full
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The Business Intelligence course offered by Luleå University of Technology will help you understand the new domain in terms of basic concepts, technology used, as well as the context of using. Additionally, you will learn how to run and Manage a big data project.


What you will learn

  • The Business Intelligence course offered by Luleå University of Technology is designed to give participants a mix of theory and practice. 
  • Basic concepts in computer science are presented as a basis, as well as R-programming as one of the most important skills / tools that a computer scientist should have. 
  • The course also provides practical experience of using computer science tools and techniques.
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the basics of computer science;
  • Be familiar with using tools such as R programming;
  • Be able to apply Business Intelligence;

The aim of the course is to give you an understanding of the basic concepts, technology used and the contexts in which computer science can be useful. You will also learn how to run and manage a "big data" project.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • The concepts of data analysis, its motivation, definition, the relationship between data analysis and database systems, statistics, machine learning and information retrieval.
  • Understand and analyze the knowledge process with emphasis on the iterative and interactive nature of the KDD process.
  • Analysis of different types of data: relational, transactional, object relational, spatiotemporal, text, web.
  • Analysis of different types of knowledge such as classification, regression, clusters, frequent patterns, discriminatory, outliers et cetera.
  • Evaluate knowledge: interest or quality of knowledge, including accuracy, usefulness and relevance.
  • Data analysis applications: market, energy, insurance, sports and health analysis.
  • Model and solve data analysis problems with Rapid Miner [member of Gartner's Magic Data Quadrant, 2015.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

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  • 7.5 credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Basic knowledge of differential equations, fluid and solid mechanics. 
  • Basic skills in programming and / or some form of experience in numerical calculation methods in MATLAB, MAPLE, MATHEMATICA or similar.

Tuition Fee

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    17500 SEK/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17500 SEK for the full programme during 3 months.
  • EU/EEA Citizens are not required to pay fees


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