This new certificate is designed to build a strong foundational core of data-focused business intelligence skills. It is taught by professors from the Carlson School's world renowned Department of Information and Decision Sciences. Those who complete the program will be well armed to apply data analytics to make better decisions about their business and improve the ways in which they serve their customers.
Not currently being offered
This new offering is comprised of four three-day courses. The sequence of courses will introduce participants to fundamental and practical techniques around data mining, data analytics and visualization, predictive analytics, and personalization. Following the Carlson School's commitment to experiential learning, participants will apply these techniques in a variety of organizational contexts using real-world datasets to underscore their value in business applications.
Leaders who complete the program will receive a Carlson School of Management Business Analytics Certificate.
Participants will learn to:
|This certificate program requires participants to complete courses in sequential order. |
|Course I: Introduction to Data Science for Business Analytics
|March 5-7, 2014 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.|
Course II: Exploratory Data Analytics and Visualization
|April 21-23, 2014 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.|
|Course III: Predictive Analytics
|May 13-15, 2014 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.|
|Course IV: Advanced Issues in Business Analytics
|June 2-4, 2014 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.|
The Business Analytics Certificate program is ideal for:
The Business Analytics Certificate program is taught by faculty from the Carlson School's Information and Decision Sciences Department (IDSc). Ranked among the top five in the nation, Carlson's Information and Decision Sciences Department offers a world-class curriculum that supports the core strategic, operational, and infrastructural capabilities of firms and markets. Unique research and teaching activities prepare students for careers in management, consulting, and academic leadership roles.
|Gediminas Adomavicius, Carolyn I. Anderson Professor in Business Education Excellence and Associate Professor of Information and Decision Sciences, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota|
|Ravi Bapna, Academic Co-director, Social Media and Business Analytics Collaborative (SOBACO) and Board of Overseers Professor of Information and Decision Sciences, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota|
|Alok Gupta, Curtis L. Carlson School wide Chair in Information Management and Chair of Information and Decision Sciences, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota|