School of Computing Short Learning Programmes (SLPs)

business analytics (77022)

Business Analytics

Course Code

 CSINDPA (Credit of Module 12)

Qualification Code


Equivalent to NQF Level



The purpose of this short course program is aimed at enabling managers in the organizations to make an informed decision. BA will enable organizations to gather information on the trends in the marketplace and to develop innovative products or services in anticipation of customers’ changing demands. The assumption is that such data based decisions will result in improved organizational performance.


Target group

The target group for this course are business managers, IS/IT executives and decision making leaders 

 Syllabus/Course Content

Practical Implementation of Business Analytics
Exploration of Analytics Methodologies, EDBMS Overview, Physical Data Architecture and Design Representation 

 Admission Requirements

Experienced Managers at NQF Level 6 & 7 qualifications.
We assume that you have previously passed a computer literacy course or have end-user experience in using computers and the Microsoft Windows environment.


 Kind of assessment

Note:  Portfolio. Comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies.
Formative assessment: Portfolio
Summative assessment: Portfolio


 Course  Duration

Semester Course

 Tuition Method

Distance learning only: The distance-teaching model of Unisa will be used in offering this course.


 Course Fees



Course Leader

Prof Felix Bankole
School of Computing
Office: GJG 3-20, GJ Gerwel Building, UNISA Science Campus, Florida


Programme administrator



Ms Pertunia Masalesa
School of Computing
GJ Gerwel Building, Floor 3, Office 05
Tel: 011 670 9139/9189 Fax: 011 670 9174/9274