5 Courses Required
 

Official Description

This program is designed to help business leaders and managers develop the analytical mindset required to turn insights obtained from data analysis into actionable business decisions and strategies. The program also addresses the leadership and management skills required to structure and lead data analytics teams and to create a data-driven organizational culture.

This program is offered English and must be completed within 2 years.

 

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Learning Outcomes

Shape your business or organization by turning insights obtained from data analysis into actionable business outcomes and strategies!

This program is designed to enable you to:

  • Develop essential data literacy and analytical mindset
  • Appreciate the role data science and analytics play in various contexts and industries
  • Ask the right questions and understand how data analysis is used to drive business decisions
  • Describe the complete data analytics cycle
  • Explain key elements of data strategy
  • Understand data governance and compliance
  • Structure and lead a data analytics team
  • Implement data-driven approach to various areas of business activities
  • Develop innovative business solutions using data insights
  • Effectively communicate data insights by using data visualization and storytelling tools and techniques
 

Program Toolkit 

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Tableau
  • SQL
  • IBM Watson

Once registered for courses, students get free access to DataCamp for 6 months.

 

Prerequisites

  • Solid quantitative and business background
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or other data analysis tools
 

Who Should Attend

Business leaders and managers who are seeking to acquire and apply practical data analytics knowledge and skills required to support data-driven business decision making

Additional Details

Application

Program
Professional Development Certificate in Data Analytics for Business
Admission Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and/or Commerce; OR
  • Bachelor's degree in another field and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a managerial position; OR

Documents required:

Please have electronic versions of the following documents available before starting the application process (clicking on “Apply Now”).
 
  • A copy of your passport (photo ID page) OR Canadian Birth Certificate OR Permanent Resident Card OR Citizenship Card/Certificate

AND

For applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Commerce

  • A copy of your Bachelor's degree transcript AND a copy of your diploma. Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript or by a certified translator.

For applicants with a Bachelor's degree in another field AND a minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience in a managerial position

  • A copy of your curriculum vitae (CV).
  • A copy of your Bachelor's degree transcript AND a copy of your diploma.Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript or by a certified translator.

For applicants with a Bachelor's degree in another field AND have completed the course "CGMG 282: Introduction to Business"

  • A copy of your Bachelor's degree transcript AND a copy of your diploma.Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript or by a certified translator.

Courses

Minimum

5 Course(s)

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