Business Analytics Graduate Certificate
Fall 2018 Schedule

Monday, August 20, 2018 (first day of classes)- Monday, December 3, 2018 (last day of classes)

Final Exams: December 5-11


TUESDAY (Evening, 5:30-8:00 p.m.)


MGT 5140.0, Databases and Data Warehouses, CRN 45500, Beni Asllani,
This course covers database, data warehousing, and SQL concepts and offers practical recommendations for using these tools for data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL). Differential course fee will be assessed.  


THURSDAY (Evening, 5:30-8:00 p.m.)


MGT 5190.0, Data Mining and Analytics, CRN 45501, Hemant Jain,
Prerequisites: One semester of business statistics with a C or better or at least 80% in the Statistics module or MGT 5835, Quantitative Decision Analysis for Business.
This course provides an introduction to the field of business intelligence and analytics. The focus of this class is hands-on learning of how to use statistical techniques to solve business problems. It covers extensive use of data, quantitative analysis, exploratory and predictive models, and fact-based management to generate knowledge and drive decisions and actions. The use of key performance indicators, dashboards and scorecards for performance management and opportunity assessment are also addressed. This course expands on probability and statistical concepts, statistical modeling, and experimental design. This class uses a real-life data poject and SAS Enterprise Guide.