Website of Professor Dr. (UoP) Bernd Heesen


Business Intelligence

The Learning objective is to get familiar with the concepts of Corporate Performance Management. The course covers the management perspective (concepts as well as 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: SAP Hana and Microsoft BI including Excel.