Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

International BI Winter Games Amsterdam


Will you be victorious with the chosen business intelligence solutions?

What are the BI Winter Games?

The BI Winter Games is the week where you work together with your teammates to build your own BI-environment using the BI tools of Microsoft.

Can you build the best BI-environment and conquer the throne?

For whom is this event?

For all students who want to challenge their international fellow students in the area of Business Intelligence (BI) and who want to learn more about the BI-tools of Microsoft. Accessible for all ‘second year or higher’ students of Universities of Applied Sciences in the area of Business Informatics (or related study)


January 20 – 24, 2020


Amsterdam University of Applied Science (AUAS), Faculty of Digital Media & Creative Industries, department Computer Science. City: Amsterdam. Country: The Netherlands.


Please register below before December 15th 2019.


It will be a great week where we meet international fellow students and have a really great time together! Furthermore, approximately 8 groups of 4 students (mixed nationalities) each need to build their own BI-environment for a bicycle-shop, using the BI-tools of Microsoft. Which bicycle-shop will be the most successful? We will also host a social event during this week.

Monday, 20.01. Tuesday, 21.01. Wednesday, 22.01. Thursday, 23.01. Friday,24.01.

Arrival at AUAS

Finish the Business Plan
(team work)

Present the Business Plan

Introduction to Multidimensional

Modelling (plenum)

Create a Data Mart Model (team work)

Implement the ETL process

(team work)

Lecture about 
Artificial Intelligence (plenum)

Lunch break

Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break
Introduction to the BI Game (plenum)

Create a Business Plan (team work)

Present the Business Plan

Implement the Business Plan parameter in the ERP
(team work)

Sightseeing / Amsterdam Canal Tour

Evening event students


Create a Data Cube (team work)

Create a Dashboard (team work)

14.00 Finish



The journey planner helps you plan a journey to and from any destination in the Netherlands by public transport. The address is of the Wibauthuis Building is Wibautstraat 3 1091 GH Amsterdam. Its nearest metro station is Weesperplein.


Check the website 'Visit HBO-ICT' for more information about:

  • Hotels and hostels
  • How to reach the campus
  • Public transport in and around Amsterdam

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) students are immersed in Amsterdam during their studies. This bustling cosmopolitan city, and capital of the Netherlands, is home to people from 181 nations and English is widely spoken. Amsterdam is an international business hub, renowned as a hotbed of education and research in all conceivable areas: culture and society, trade, logistics, aviation, shipping, information technology, sports, healthcare and more.

Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries

From our campus in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands, the Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries educates students for the future global workplace. Part of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, we offer seven programmes at Bachelor and Master level in the fields of media, communication, digital design, computer science and fashion, with many interdisciplinary study options.

Information Technology & Computer Science

We train young professionals for a career in ICT. Participate in real-life cases, study new developments, interact with other young people. Enjoy the challenging atmosphere of our university. Our international programme is aimed at 2nd, 3rd and 4th year undergraduate students of our partner Institutions.

Published by  Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries 4 December 2019