University of Colorado Boulder
Advanced Business Analytics Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Advanced Business Analytics Specialization

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

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Manuel Laguna
Dan Zhang
David Torgerson

Instructors: Manuel Laguna

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Specialization - 5 course series

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Intermediate level
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1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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Specialization - 5 course series

Introduction to Data Analytics for Business

Course 111 hours4.7 (3,113 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the information lifecycle from events in the real world to business actions

  • Recognize the types of events and characteristics that are often used in business analytics

  • Explain how the data is captured by source systems and stored using both traditional and emergent technologies

  • Gain familiarity with relational databases and learn how to use a simple but powerful language called SQL to extract analytical data sets of interest

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Model
Category: Data Quality
Category: Data Analysis
Category: SQL

Predictive Modeling and Analytics

Course 210 hours3.6 (592 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Apply exploratory data analysis to gain insights and prepare data for predictive modeling

  • Summarize and visualize datasets using appropriate tools

  • Identify modeling techniques for prediction of continuous and discrete outcomes

  • Identify appropriate graphs to explore and display datasets

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Simulation
Category: Business Analytics
Category: Mathematical Optimization

Business Analytics for Decision Making

Course 38 hours4.6 (1,791 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the significance of optimization in identifying optimal solutions for complex business problems

  • Implement optimization techniques to identify the best possible course of action among multiple alternatives

  • Judge the appropriateness of optimization techniques in finding optimal solutions for practical business challenges

Communicating Business Analytics Results

Course 47 hours4.5 (508 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify the challenges of presenting analytics findings to decision makers

  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different communication methods for conveying analytics results to non-technical audiences

Advanced Business Analytics Capstone

Course 519 hours4.3 (80 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create a well-structured and compelling presentation that showcases the most relevant and impactful insights from the analytics project

  • Design and customize predictive analytics models for loan classification and loss prediction

  • Devise investment fund allocation recommendations based on clustering and simulation-based optimization techniques

Skills you'll gain

Category: Regression Analysis
Category: Data Cleansing
Category: Predictive Modelling
Category: Exploratory Data Analysis

Instructors

Manuel Laguna
University of Colorado Boulder
4 Courses97,055 learners
Dan Zhang
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses49,873 learners

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