IS2021 - Big Data Management

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Information Systems
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2021/22, Semester B 2021/22

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

Big data is one of the most important disruptive information technologies that transforms the business and society today.  Local and global business firms start to realize the importance of big data, they invest heavily in these areas to drive substantial enhancements in their business models, partnerships and business processes.  This trend creates great demand for our graduates and business professionals with knowledge and skills in big data management for business innovations.

This course aims to:
  • Provide students with a solid understanding of the principles, methods and technologies for big data management to drive business innovations;
  • Equip students with the essential knowledge and skills to model the requirements, design a plan for big data management and evaluate the effectiveness of the proposed solution;
  • Enable students to apply the learnt methods and technologies in big data management for business improvements and innovations.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Detailed Course Information


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