Business Analytics Certificate Program Course List
Data Management covers fundamentals of relational database design, with special focus on data modeling and the use of SQL for relational data query and manipulation. Students need to be proficient at modeling business data, manipulating data through standardized query languages such as SQL, and accessing data from standardized database interface protocols
Decision Support Systems focuses on model driven and data driven decision making tools that help managers address structured and semi-structured decision making tasks; management science topics include mathematical programming, decision theory, risk analysis and stochastic simulation; data-driven tools such as online analytical processing, business performance monitoring and probabilistic expert systems are considered.
Data Mining and Predictive Analytics provides in-depth coverage of data mining, the discipline concerned with extracting/discovering hidden patterns in the data. Data processing (including data reduction), data mining applications in real world situations are extensively addressed throughout the course.