Data Analytics in Organisations and Business

Autumn semester 2020

General information

Lecturer Isabelle Flückiger
Lectures Fri 14-16 HG G 5 >>
Exercises Every second Fri 16-18 HG G 5 >>
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Course content

On the end-to-end process of data analytics in organisations & business and how to transform data into insights for fact based decisions. Presentation of the process from the beginning with framing the business problem to presenting the results and making decisions by the use of data analytics. For each topic case studies from the financial service, healthcare and retail sectors will be presented.


Course materials

The lecture notes from 2015 are available here .

Week Topic Material
Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Framing the business problem
Week 3 Framing the analytics problem I
Week 4+5 Framing the analytics problem II
Week 6 Data I
Week 7 Data II
Week 8 Data III, Problem Solving Approaches I
Week 9 Problem Solving Approaches II
Week 10 Problem Solving Approaches III
Week 12 Problem Solving Approaches IV, Model set up and validation
Week 13 Model set up and validation II
Week 14 Deployment of models, Model lifecycle, Operating models

Series and solutions

The series' solutions can be handed in during the lecture or be emailed to Isabelle. It is not required to submit your solutions.

Previous exams

Year Questions Solutions
2015 (Winter) Questions 2015 Solutions 2015