The advanced certificate program has been designed to equip professionals in business, industry, and government with hands on knowledge and skills of modern business analytics. The program is focused on strategic applications of data analytics in functional areas such as accounting, financial management, human resources, marketing, and operations. Driving analytics are the competitive pressures and the unprecedented amount of data available today. The certificate program covers a broad spectrum of activities, including data management and quality, mathematical and statistical methods for data modeling, and techniques for visualizing data in support of enterprise-wide decision making. The program provides an interactive learning environment focused on pragmatic, applied and experiential knowledge and skills that are needed to guide/advise a business forward with a powerful big-data and analytics strategy.
A bachelor’s degree (in any field) and the successful completion of an introductory level course in statistics.