Business Intelligence
Cod: 62080
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Management
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 40

 The course Business Intelligence intends to introduce and develop the potentialities of information systems in business decision making support. Particular importance will be given to Business Intelligence systems and information technologies that are associated, as well as its operation, integration and ability to provide relevant and timely information to the supervisory decision. The curricular Unit aims to give a comprehensive notion of future trends Business Intelligence systems and the possibilities of development of research projects in this area.

Decision Making
Information Systems
Business Intelligence

• Understand the decision-making process;
• Identify different types of decisions that can be taken in an organization;
• Understand the applicability of information systems and information technologies in decision making at different hierarchical levels of an organization;
• Learn about different types of information systems for decision-making
• Understand the concept of Business Intelligence;
• Understand different concepts and technologies associated with Business Intelligence, their applicability and development;
• Identify and think about future trends in Business Intelligence.

1. Decision Making

2. Information Systems and Decision Support Systems

3. Business Intelligence

a. Data Mining

b. Data Warehousing

c. Business Performance Management

4. Business Intelligence and the future

Business Intelligence: A Managerial Approach (2011). Turban, Sharda, Delen, King. Publisher: Prentice Hall, Edition: 2nd, ISBN: 13-978-0-136-10066-9
Scientific papers indicated by the professor


Evaluation is made on individual basis and it involves the coexistence of two modes: continuous assessment (60%) and final evaluation (40%). Further information is detailed in the Learning Agreement of the course unit.