This course is designed to introduce participants to the concepts, practices and tools used to successfully deploy Business Intelligence projects. You will learn the basics of what is business intelligence is, why it’s useful, and how it can help with your organization. You will learn how to capture, handle, and distribute large amounts of information in order to work to the highest efficiency and quality and improve decision making. As you progress through the course, you’ll become familiar with BI theories, data collection, organization, warehousing, mining, modeling and analysis methods. The course will also discuss data challenges in BI, as well as important concepts pertaining to big data.