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What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.

Strategically deployed analytics initiatives can transform business operations – but also raise key ethics and privacy questions.

This Melbourne MicroCert is ideal for mid to late-career ICT professionals who want to future-proof their skillsets and gain a deeper understanding of how analytics can drive organisational success.

Examine the impact of various analytics

Explore the different types of analytics (descriptive, predictive, prescriptive, and real-time) and their impacts on business operations such as human resources, business processes, supply chains and finance. Learn how to apply these for success, as well as explain and justify a chosen analytics approach.

Investigate key ethical and privacy questions

Consider responsibilities regarding privacy of personal information and investigate the concepts of big data, identity and ethics. Identify the implications for analytics and decision making, and recommend strategies to mitigate risk.

Explore how analytics can drive competitive edge

Gain a deeper understanding of how organisations can better harness analytics to secure a competitive advantage. Use this knowledge to develop a pitch and proposal for a hypothetical analytics initiative that could be applied to your own professional context.

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Dr Sean B. Maynard

Senior Lecturer

Sean is an expert in information security management and business analytics, gaining significant teaching and research experience in these areas during his career. His research areas include policy, culture, strategy, governance, risk, incident response and training, and how analytics can be utilised in these areas. His research has been published in leading journals, including Decision Sciences, Computers & Security and the International Journal of Information Management.

More from this series

Take multiple courses to deepen your knowledge or stack towards a full degree.

The Leveraging Organisational Data series

Designed in close collaboration with industry, this series explores the challenges related to data storage and how organisations can drive better outcomes by more effectively storing, using and managing data and analytics. It will help you leverage analytics to gain a competitive advantage in your market.

This series provides a pathway into the Master of Information Systems. See course details below for more information.

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For individuals

To take Analytics and Organisational Impacts as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.

$1190.00 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Analytics and Organisational Impacts, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

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