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Description

Official Description

4.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

This course will explore the fundamental analytic methods and tools used to collect, analyze and interpret business data to gain insight into and inform business decision-making. Special emphasis is placed on data modeling tools and techniques used by business analysts to accurately define and communicate business requirements , and to determine relationships, business rules and data management methods for any project.

 

Supplementary Information

30 hours in class plus approx. 10 hours of assignments.

Topics Covered

Data literacy and an analytical mindset have become valuable skills not only for data scientists, but for business managers as well. Explore fundamental analytical methods, use them to collect and analyze data, and learn how to translate the results into informed business decisions.

Featured topics include:

  • Data Management
  • Introduction to data modelling
  • Data modelling concepts
  • Data modelling techniques
  • Business rules analysis
  • Data Dictionary
  • Introduction to business analytics
  • What is a business centered on data?
  • Business analytics in decision making process
  • Business analytics process modelling
  • Introduction to basic business analytics
  • Introduction to advanced business analytics
  • The future of business analytics

Learning Outcomes

The course is designed to enable you to:

  • Acquire essential knowledge about data modelling and business analytics
  • Understand the role and impact of data analytics in business
  • Communicate data models and business analytics to various stakeholders
  • Apply data modelling techniques and manage data requirements
  • Conduct three fundamental types of data analysis: descriptive, diagnostic, and predictive
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Section(s) offered

Section Title
Introduction to Business Analytics & Data Modelling
Language of Delivery
English
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jun 10, 2020 to Jun 24, 2020
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jun 27, 2020
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 04, 2020
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 08, 2020 to Jul 22, 2020
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 11, 2020
Type
Remote Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 18, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Delivery Format(s)
Course Fee(s)
Participation non-credit $1,314.80 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 29, 2020 to Jun 13, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 29, 2020 to Jun 13, 2020
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 13, 2020 to Jun 16, 2020
Section Notes

This course will be taught remotely via live sessions

Course Fee Description

  • Tuition Fee: $1275.20
  • SCS Career Development Success package (SCSD) fee:  $19.80

Course Drop/Withdrawal Policy

  • Any time prior to the 1st class: Course Drop Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 1st and before the 2nd class: Course Withdrawal Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 2nd class before the 3rd class: Course Withdrawal with No Refund.
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