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Who should attend
Thunderbird’s Executive Certificate in Business Analytics is geared toward data handlers, managers, and emerging leaders who seek to advance their careers through professional growth in the increasingly high-demand landscape of data analytics.
This program is for professionals who desire to establish an operational, hands-on understanding of data-driven decision making, as well as for executives and entrepreneurs who desire to further expand their knowledge in business analytics. Prior IT or analytics modeling knowledge and experience is not required. The Data Analytics certificate provides the tools necessary to discover and execute data analytic strategies for achieving your organization’s objectives.
About the course
Understand the evolution of business intelligence (BI) and how it applies to emerging business issues. This three-course online certificate program, delivered in partnership with Arizona State University's W. P. Carey School of Business, gives you the confidence and added expertise to overcome challenges in your current role or advance in your career by specializing in data management.
The role of data analytics across organizations and industries is expanding: 85 percent of Fortune 500 companies have Big Data initiatives underway or in the planning stages. That means career opportunities and job growth for data analysts are booming and will remain strong for the foreseeable future. Empower and equip yourself to elevate and enhance the management practices of a global organization by earning Thunderbird’s Executive Certificate in Business Analytics.
- Learn how firms compete with data analytics.
- Discover how to derive value from data, lead data-driven analyses and create a business advantage.
- Deepen your quantitative and analytical skills.
- Interpret and leverage the data within your organization to uncover trends, build predictive analysis models and get closer to the customer to increase profitability.
With the Executive Certificate in Business Analytics, you will gain the statistical and optimization skills to analyze the complex data sets of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Gain access to the new techniques, concepts, tools, and systems that build capacity to inform business decisions in a scientific manner, based on data-driven insights.
Professor Uday Kulkarni: I received my B.Tech. in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay in 1976, my MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta in 1979, and my Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 1989. I have over 30 years of ...
Education M.S. University of Arizona 1982 B.S. Arizona State University 1980 Research Interests Business Intelligence and Analytics Data Warehousing and Enterprise Information Management Organizational Performance Management Development Lifecycle Methodologies and Best Practices Consulting Exc...
Robert D. St. Louis is a professor of information systems at Arizona State University. He began teaching at ASU in 1969, but spent the period from 1976 through 1981 working full time as a researcher for state and federal agencies. Professor St. Louis is currently teaching classes on information m...
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