University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Introduction to Business Analytics and Information Economics Specialization
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Introduction to Business Analytics and Information Economics Specialization

Analytic opportunities and the value of data. Gain the ability to process data to make predictions about the behavior of individuals or markets.

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Douglas B. Laney

Instructor: Douglas B. Laney

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  • Conceive new ways to leverage analytics to business problems. Know what makes an analytics project successful. Be aware of key analytics trends.

  • Understand and apply methods for conceiving and generating broad-based and transformative business benefits from available information assets.

  • Lay out new and emerging organizational roles for treating information as an actual business asset.

  • Understand business models from a data perspective and apply a variety of techniques for identifying new data-driven value streams for a business.

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Specialization - 3 course series

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Beginner level

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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Specialization - 3 course series

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Course 117 hours4.6 (276 ratings)

What you'll learn

What you'll learn

  • Appreciate the unique economic, accounting, and legal characteristics of information.

  • Understand and apply methods for conceiving and generating broad-based and transformative business benefits from available information assets.

  • Identify and adapt traditional asset management principles and practices toward the improved management of information assets.

  • Measure information’s various value characteristics to help justify or prove information-related expenditures.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Accounting
Category: Big Data
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Strategy
Category: Innovation

What you'll learn

  • Identify and adapt traditional asset management principles and practices toward the improved management of information assets.

  • Measure information’s various value characteristics to help justify or prove information-related expenditures.

  • Articulate the challenges, pitfalls, and paradoxes regarding information’s role as a something owned and controlled.

  • Lay out new and emerging organizational roles for treating information as an actual business asset.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Accounting
Category: Big Data
Category: Data Analysis
Category: strategy
Category: Innovation

Instructor

Douglas B. Laney
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4 Courses27,961 learners

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This Specialization is part of the following degree programs offered by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted and enroll, your coursework can count toward your degree learning and your progress can transfer with you.

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