EMP108 Data Analysis and Insights (2)

Being able to interpret data and make informed decisions is an essential skill in a world that is constantly changing. This subject is designed to familiarise students with the varying kinds and uses of data. It begins by introducing the various types of data that can be used, and progresses into exploring how different types of data can be analysed and presented.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have already completed QBM117 Business Statistics, QBM 120 Business Data Analysis, BUS204  Business Analysis and Data Analytics, or MKT230 Market Research

Subject Relationships

QBM120 Partial overlap of topic areas in 8CP subjects
MKT230 Partial overlap of topic areas in 8CP subjects
QBM117 Partial overlap of topic areas in 8CP subjects
BUS204 Partial overlap of topic areas in 8CP subjects

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to evaluate the different types and sources of data available; and
  • be able to employ appropriate techniques to analyse data and present conclusions.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Introduction to the types and sources of data
  • Key approaches of collecting and analysing different types of data
  • Drawing conclusions and developing insight
  • Tools and techniques for presenting the findings

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.