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
Section(s) offered
Section Title
Introduction to Business Analytics and Data Modeling
Language of Delivery
Remote Lecture
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 13, 2021 to Oct 04, 2021
Remote Lecture
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Oct 18, 2021 to Nov 22, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Format(s)
Course Fee(s)
Participation non-credit $1,376.80 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
May 05, 2021 to Sep 20, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
May 05, 2021 to Sep 20, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 20, 2021 to Sep 27, 2021
Section Notes

This course will be taught remotely via live sessions

A minimum number of registrations is required for this course section to be offered. The School reserves the right to cancel any course section when a minimum number of registrations has not been reached 7 days prior to the start date. In the event of a cancellation, the course fee will be refunded in full.

Course Fee Description

  • Tuition Fee: $1357.00
  • 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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