Program Learning Outcomes - 386

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Extract, transform and consolidate data from a variety of sources to more efficiently support problem solving and decision making processes in business.
  2. Warehouse and mine data to support decision-making in business.
  3. Develop classification and/or predictive models using operational and marketing data in support of business decision-making.
  4. Select and use appropriate business intelligence tools to make business decisions.
  5. Prepare and communicate complex materials verbally, in writing, and digitally for a variety of audiences, purposes and levels of detail.
  6. Use descriptive and differential statistics and apply relevant techniques when analysing Big Data.
  7. Analyse and interpret data as it relates to various aspects of a business organization’s readiness to change.
  8. Identify, analyze and document a client’s business information requirements with the aim of providing an analytics solution to aid decision making.
  9. Generate reliable benchmarks and indicators using business analytics platforms to support business decision-making and corporate strategic planning.
  10. Plan, implement and lead business analytics team projects to achieve timely deliverables.
  11. Adhere to legal and ethical principles surrounding the administration and use of Business Analytics data.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
  4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  6. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  7. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

Find out more about Essential Employability Skills here.