2 Courses Required
 
 
The Business Analytics short program, offered by Faculty Partnerships & Summer Studies, has been designed for undergraduate-level university students wishing to further expand their knowledge in this topic. This program will introduce you to the world of data management and how it can help increase business performance, innovation potential and customer satisfaction using two powerful tools: Business Analytics to collect, analyze and visualize data and Agile Project Management to gain competitive advantage and risk reduction in the context of constantly changing business environment.
 
A completed first-year of university in a related field is recommended. In some cases, working professionals may also enroll. Individuals are encouraged to register for the entire non-credit program and cannot register for a single course independent of the program. 

Courses

1. INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ANALYTICS & DATA MODELLING (30 hours):

This course will explore the fundamental analytical methods and tools used to collect, analyze and interpret business data to gain insight and inform business decision-making, as well as data modelling concepts and techniques used by business analysts to accurately define and communicate business data requirements, business rules and data analytics methods for any project.

2. INTRODUCTION TO AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT (30 hours):

This introductory course provides an overview of Agile concepts, principles, and methodologies in project management. Emphasis will be placed on how the Agile approach can help project teams adapt to constantly changing market demands and client requirements.

The course topics are aligned with the established agile manifesto and principles supporting the Agile Certified Practitioner certification offered and administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI-ACP®).


Program Confirmation

All short programs will be confirmed two (2) months prior to the start date of the session. Short programs beginning in July will be confirmed in May, while programs beginning in January will be confirmed in December.

Students currently residing outside of Quebec are advised to refrain from making any travel or accommodation arrangements until the selected program has been confirmed. In the event of a program cancellation, students can choose to follow another short program or request a reimbursement.


Accommodation

Accommodation at the student residence Evo Old Montreal can be purchased separately. More information concerning accommodation options and pricing will be sent to all participants, by e-mail, following program confirmation.


Additional Information

For any registration or administrative questions, please contact us directly at shortprograms.scs@mcgill.ca.

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2 Course(s)

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