How the Certificate Program Works
Choose Your CoursesChoose four Business Analytics course offerings and complete within three years. We offer 2-day, 3-day, 4-day, and 5-day short courses and forums.
Update Your RésuméWith the Business Analytics Certificate, you will have the skills to make data-driven decisions. You are able to take what you have learned and apply it to your business challenges immediately.
Certificate Completion Requirement
BUSINESS ANALYTICS COURSES
Gain a leader’s perspective on the future of business in a data-driven economy. Explore the broad topic of Business Analytics, the sources and uses and issues related to data, and how to use data to develop and support your strategic initiatives.
Learn how to match issues with best-fit tools to expand your capacity for making informed decisions that drive stronger outcomes.
Learn the new methods of modeling and analyzing data while developing automated structures to support decisions tied to data. This course is very hands on, where you will consistently be working with data, either data sets provided by the instructor or data you are specifically interested in analyzing.
Learn how to become a practical problem solver utilizing spreadsheets. This course covers traditional management science techniques, such as linear programming, integer programming, and simulation. All work is performed in Excel and you will get to learn in a very hands on environment.
Explore methods for aligning your organization’s operations with its strategy and expand your ability to lead high-performing teams that meet goals efficiently and deliver results.
Learn how to configure an appropriate and effective operating system that aligns with, supports, and delivers the chosen value proposition. This course will examine the complexities associated with global operating systems, including the hidden costs of outsourcing and offshoring, and will provide you the tools to resolve key strategic operations issues.
Learn how to gain stronger buy-in for innovative strategic initiatives across all key stakeholder audiences by integrating elements of design thinking and visual representation.
Formulate the right supply chain for your product or service and understand and quantify the value created by a supply chain. This course will use a combination of lectures, cases, industry speakers, data analysis sessions, and academic research to guide you through the principles of SCM and see how they work in the real world. You will learn to develop value-based pricing for your product or service; reduce inefficiencies in your supply chain through an improved network design, better facility location, and inventory decisions; design a robust supply chain under global trade uncertainty, e.g., tariffs, exchange rates, and disaster shocks; and assess the sustainability and carbon footprint of a supply chain.
Learn how technologies change the art of the possible in commerce and society and how emerging technologies change the nature of the enterprise, inter-organizational relations and market practice. This course will provide you with effective strategic leverage, shaping capabilities and solutions, and will help you to accelerate, adapt, and evolve through the utilization of technology, as firms and markets transform in the 21st century.