Advanced Business Analytics Specialization

Starts Dec 18

Advanced Business Analytics Specialization

Advanced Business Analytics Specialization

Gain Real-World Business Analytics Skills. Leverage data to solve complex business problems.

About This Specialization

The Advanced Business Analytics Specialization brings together academic professionals and experienced practitioners to share real world data analytics skills you can use to grow your business, increase profits, and create maximum value for your shareholders. Learners gain practical skills in extracting and manipulating data using SQL code, executing statistical methods for descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis, and effectively interpreting and presenting analytic results. The problems faced by decision makers in today’s competitive business environment are complex. Achieve a clear competitive advantage by using data to explain the performance of a business, evaluate different courses of action, and employ a structured approach to business problem-solving. Check out a one-minute video about this specialization to learn more!

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courses
5 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Projects Overview

Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Introduction to Data Analytics for Business

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course will expose you to the data analytics practices executed in the business world. We will explore such key areas as the analytical process, how data is created, stored, accessed, and how the organization works with data and creates the env
  2. COURSE 2

    Predictive Modeling and Analytics

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Welcome to the second course in the Data Analytics for Business specialization! This course will introduce you to some of the most widely used predictive modeling techniques and their core principles. By taking this course, you will form
  3. COURSE 3

    Business Analytics for Decision Making

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course you will learn how to create models for decision making. We will start with cluster analysis, a technique for data reduction that is very useful in market segmentation. You will then learn the basics of Monte Carlo simulation that w
  4. COURSE 4

    Communicating Business Analytics Results

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The analytical process does not end with models than can predict with accuracy or prescribe the best solution to business problems. Developing these models and gaining insights from data do not necessarily lead to successful implementations. This
  5. COURSE 5

    Advanced Business Analytics Capstone

    Upcoming session: Mar 5
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    The analytics process is a collection of interrelated activities that lead to better decisions and to a higher business performance. The capstone of this specialization is designed with the goal of allowing you to experience this process. The capstone

Creators

  • University of Colorado Boulder

    Set in one of the world's most inspiring and entrepreneurial learning environments, the University of Colorado Boulder enables each member of our community to reach their potential and to Be Boulder through an extraordinary range of challenging academic, research and service opportunities.

    CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies.

  • Manuel Laguna

    Manuel Laguna

    Professor
  • Dan Zhang

    Dan Zhang

    Professor
  • David Torgerson

    David Torgerson

    Instructor

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