Online Business Intelligence

CIS 405 - Business Intelligence


This course is part of the Applied Business Analytics Certificate. Learn more about the certificate here.

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Course prerequisites and requirements

To be successful in this course, we recommend English language fluency and computer literacy. A basic understanding of computing principles is recommended.

We encourage you to make sure your laptop or desktop computer meets the technical requirements. Coursework must be completed on a laptop or desktop computer. Some course tools are not compatible with 2-in-1 or hybrid laptops (such as Google Chromebooks).

CIS 105 Computer Applications and Information Technology is strongly suggested as a prerequisite for success in this course.

Quick facts

Next start date:

Jun. 18, 2024 (8 weeks)

  • Credits: 3
  • Length: Self-paced or 8 weeks
  • Cost: $25 + $400

What you’ll learn

  • Key concepts, principles, and applications of business intelligence
  • How to make use of hands-on experience with a business intelligence software tool
  • The respective roles of business intelligence, data warehousing, business performance management, and data mining as parts of an overall solution to deliver data-driven insight

What to expect in class

Readings, video lectures, Tableau assignments, writing assignments, quizzes, and final exam

Exams and grading

200 pts

Tableau Assignments

30 pts

Writing Assignments

60 pts


80 pts

Final Exam


This course appears on your transcript identically to how it appears on the transcript of an enrolled ASU student who has taken the course on one of ASU’s campuses. Course attendance dates will be listed on your transcript. A self paced course will appear on your transcript in the session you complete the course.

This course satisfies 3 credit hours at Arizona State University. It is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring your credit.

Faculty and course staff




Clinical Associate Professor,

W. P. Carey Information Systems

Arizona State University

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Online Course Manager,

Learning Enterprise

Arizona State University

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Why take ASU Universal Learner Courses

  1. Credit you receive is from a regionally accredited university
  2. Your credit is highly transferable
  3. You only pay the $400 course cost if you pass

Related programs

Online BS in Business Analytics

Mastery Certificate in Applied Business Data Analytics