Mini MBA: Big Data for business entrepreneurs

Mini MBA: Big Data for business entrepreneurs - This course provides students with sound knowledge in big data relevant to the practice of business industries, and bring in industrial players who is either working, developing or using on Big Data whom can share their experience they gain along this journey.
Provide students with sound knowledge in big data relevant to the practice of business industries.

Programme Features

The difference of this Big Data course and those in the market is offering not only a good mix between theory and practical, but also bringing in industrial players who are either working on, developing or using Big Data who can share their experience gained along this journey.


Programme Structure

  • Fundamental Big Data - What is Big Data and Why it matters? The 6Vs: Velocity, Variety, Volume, Veracity, Visualization and Value
  • Big Data and Business Intelligence
  • Data Science & AI: What to look for in data, how to analyze, predict and perform decision making?
  • Data Refinery #1: When data needs intelligence? How to bridge the old to the new, what tools can we use? Perparing for Hadoop tools
  • Data Refinery #2: Hands-on with Hadoop tools
  • Data Warehouse, Data Lake, and Big Data Implementation: How data shall be stored, accessed, structured, destroyed. What is your data planning approach in Big Data?
  • Machine Learning, AI and Big Data - How Big Data can be used effectively and the role of AI
  • Retail industry - How Big Data is being used in retail for brand protection, customer behaviour studies and enhance user experience
  • Big Data in Fraud and Security - How big data can help fraud detection and enhance security?
  • Big Data Future - How can we prepare for the future Big Data Economy? What will be the changes?
Programme Details
Mode of Study

Part Time (Short Course)

Teaching Mode

Face to face (Classes may need to be conducted via online platform depending on epidemic for the sake of students’ safety)

Commencement of Study


Entry Requirements
  • A bachelor degree holder; or
  • Other qualification holder with working experience in mid-level of management or above will be considered on individual merit.

* Confirmation of enrolment is subjected to submission of documents meeting the above entrance requirements.

Hong Kong College of Technology reserves the right of cancellation of programme and granting offer without prior notice.
All tuition fees are to be reviewed and adjusted every year.