Official Description

4.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Introduction to fundamental analytical methods, tools and techniques used to collect, analyze, interpret and predict business outcomes based on data. Overview of NoSQL databases, RDBMS databases and data structures. Complete data processing cycle and predictive analytics using machine learning with Alteryx, Excel, SQL and Tableau to analyze data, create forecasts and models, design visualizations, and communicate insights.


Supplementary Information

30 hours class plus at least 10 hours of assignments/readings.



This course is aligned with the IIBA’s Certification in Business Data Analytics (IIBA®-CBDA) competencies. More information.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Database Systems and SQL  
  • Exploratory Data Analysis  
  • Sampling Distributions  
  • Regression Models  
  • Classification Models  
  • Machine Learning Models
  • Unsupervised Learning  
  • Simulation Techniques

Learning Outcomes

The course is designed to enable you to:

  • Retrieve data from database management systems using SQL statements
  • Explore and analyze data visually
  • Select and apply the correct type of analytic technique required for different problems and datasets
  • Build and evaluate classification and regression models
  • Present the analysis results and insights to stakeholders


This course is supported by DataCamp, the most intuitive learning platform for data science. Learn R, Python and SQL the way you learn best through a combination of short expert videos and hands-on-the-keyboard exercises. Take over 100+ courses by expert instructors on topics such as importing data, data visualization or machine learning and learn faster through immediate and personalized feedback on every exercise.

Once registered, students get free access to DataCamp for 6 months and Tableau Desktop and Alteryx Designer for the duration of the course.


Applies Towards the Following Programs

Section(s) offered
Section Title
Data Analytics Fundamentals
Language of Delivery
Remote Lecture
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Jun 21, 2021 to Aug 23, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Format(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,114.80 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 27, 2021 to Jun 28, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 27, 2021 to Jun 28, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 28, 2021 to Jul 05, 2021
Section Notes

Course Fee Description

  • Tuition Fee: $1095
  • 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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