About the Program

  • What are the course objectives?

    Simplilearn’s Business Analytics Expert master’s program will provide you with extensive expertise in data analytics. With this Business Analytics Expert course, you will learn to master statistical and analytical tools such as hypothesis testing, clustering, decision trees, data visualization, regression models, data blending, data extracts, R Studio, ad-hoc analytics, heat map, tree map, Waterfall, Pareto, Gantt charts, and forecasting.
    Special focus has been placed on predictive analytics like regression, clustering, and smoothening techniques. The course will also give you expertise in business visualization techniques using Tableau and Power BI. You will gain skills to build visualizations, organize data and design dashboards.  The entire learning experience is tied together with demos and projects to be executed on CloudLabs/Virtual Machines. After completing all aspects of the training, you will be prepared for the role of business analyst.



    Tools/ Language covered


    Business analytics with Excel

    Microsoft Excel & Power BI

    Designed for beginners, this course imparts skills to apply statistical concepts and perform data visualization using features of Microsoft Excel pivot tables, formatting, functions, and Power BI

    Data science with R



    Packed with advanced analytics techniques and real-life projects, this course provides an in-depth knowledge of business analytics using R

    Tableau Desktop 10 qualified associate training program

    Tableau Desktop 10

    The course is designed to provide strong business intelligence and data visualization skills using Tableau Desktop 10.

    Data Science with Python


    The course makes you an expert in data analytics, machine learning, and web scraping using Python.

    Data Science with SAS


    Packed with advanced analytics techniques and real-life projects, this course provides an in-depth knowledge of business analytics using SA


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  • Why become a Business Analytics Expert?

    Data is of paramount importance for the digital economy. Analytics professionals are in high demand in the current market is forecast to grow substantially over the next few years.

  • What projects are included in this course?

    This Business Analytics Expert Master’s program includes 15+ real-life, industry-based projects on different domains to help you master concepts of business analytics and intelligence, such as decision trees, data visualization, data blending, and more. Projects are as follow:
    Project 1: Examine how large companies like Amazon and Flipkart make use of business intelligence tools to perform category analysis.
    Project Title: Category Performance Analysis
    Description: According to the Performance Evaluation Program, the subcategories yielding consistent profit for the last four years are awarded the Best Performing Subcategories. Help the manager identify the top subcategories based on profits and use advanced dashboard features to portray a complete picture for subcategory sales.
    Project 2: Learn how stock markets like NASDAQ, NSE and BSE, leverage data science and analytics to arrive at consumable data from complex datasets.
    Domain: Stock Market
    Description: As a part of the project, you will import data using Yahoo data reader for the following companies: Yahoo, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Google. Perform fundamental analytics including plotting closing price, plotting stock trade by volume, performing daily return analysis, and using pair plot to show the correlation between all stocks.
    Project 3: See how banks like Citigroup, Bank of America, ICICI and HDFC make use of data science to stay ahead of the competition.
    Domain: Banking
    Description: A Portuguese banking institution ran a marketing campaign to convince potential customers to invest in a bank term deposit. Their marketing campaigns were conducted through phone calls, and sometimes the same customer was contacted more than once. Your job is to analyze the data collected from the marketing campaign.
    Project 4: Learn how leading healthcare industry leaders make use of data science to leverage their business.
    Domain: Health Care
    Description: Predictive analytics can be used in healthcare to mediate hospital readmissions. In healthcare and other industries, predictors are most useful when they can be transferred into action, but historical and real-time data alone are worthless without intervention. More importantly, to judge the efficiency and value of forecasting a trend and ultimately changing behavior, both the predictor and the intervention must be integrated back into the same system and workflow where the trend originally occurred.
    Project 5: Understand how leading retail companies like Walmart, Amazon and Target make use of data science to analyze and optimize their product placements and inventory.
    Domain: Retail
    Description: Analytics is used in optimizing product placements on shelves or optimization of inventory to be kept in the warehouses using industry examples. Through this project, participants learn the daily cycle of product optimization from the shelves to the warehouse. This gives them insights into regular occurrences in the retail sector.
    Project 6: Understand how insurance leaders like Berkshire Hathaway, AIG and AXA make use of data science by working on a real-life insurance-based project.
    Domain: Insurance
    Description: Use of predictive analytics has increased greatly in insurance businesses, especially for the biggest companies, according to the 2013 Insurance Predictive Modeling Survey. While the survey showed an increase in predictive modeling throughout the industry, all respondents from companies that write over $1 billion in personal insurance employ predictive modeling, compared to 69% of companies with less than that amount of premium.

Tools Covered


Course Advisor

  • Ronald van Loon

    Ronald van Loon

    Top 10 Big Data and Data Science Influencer, Director - Adversitement

    Named by Onalytica as one of the three most influential people in Big Data, Ronald is also an author of a number of leading Big Data and Data Science websites, including Datafloq, Data Science Central, and The Guardian. He also regularly speaks at renowned events.


Learning Path

  • Course 1

    Business Analytics with Excel

    Boost your analytics career with powerful new Microsoft® Excel skills by taking this Business Analytics with Excel course, which includes Power BI training. These two commonly used tools, combined with official business analytics certification, will put you on the path of a successful career.

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  • Course 2Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Data Science Certification Training - R Programming

    Become an expert in data analytics using the R programming language in this data science certification training course. You’ll master data exploration, data visualization, predictive analytics, and descriptive analytics techniques with the R language. With this data science course, you’ll get hands-on practice by implementing various real-life, industry-based projects in the domains of healthcare, retail, insurance, and many more.

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  • Course 3Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Tableau Desktop 10 Qualified Associate Training

    This Tableau certification course helps you master Tableau Desktop 10, a world-wide utilized data visualization, reporting, and business intelligence tool. Advance your career in analytics by learning Tableau and how to best use this training in your work.

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  • Course 4Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Data Science with Python

    This Data Science with Python course will establish your mastery of data science and analytics techniques using Python. With this Python for Data Science Course, you’ll learn the essential concepts of Python programming and gain deep knowledge in data analytics, machine learning, data visualization, web scraping, and natural language processing. Python is a required skill for many data science positions, so jumpstart your career with this interactive, hands-on course.

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  • Course 5

    Data Science with SAS Training

    In this SAS Certification Training, you’ll become an expert in analytics techniques using the SAS data science tool. You’ll learn how to apply data manipulation and optimization techniques, advanced statistical concepts like clustering, linear regression, and decision trees, data analysis methods to solve real-world business problems, and predictive modeling techniques. This SAS Certification course will give you the practical knowledge you can apply in your next data analysis job.

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  • Master's Program Certificate

  • Electives

    Introduction to Big Data and Hadoop

  • Electives

    Certified SAS Base Programmer

  • Electives

    Programming with Python 3.X

  • Electives

    Microsoft® Excel 2013 Intermediate

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Business Analytics Expert


  • Uday Shankar

    Uday Shankar

    Simplilearn has a team of expert technical trainers. It has an outstanding support team that resolves users' queries in no time.

  • Gaurav Nayyar

    Gaurav Nayyar

    Key Account Manager at Bsmart Tech Private Limited

    Simplilearn provides a deep understanding of key concepts. I have availed Business Analytics Certification course and must say I am very satisfied with the content, online classes, and professional support given by Simplilearn. I have also referred Simplilearn to a friend who has taken up the same course. Thanks Simplilearn.

  • Udhayamoorthy Baskar

    Udhayamoorthy Baskar

    Simplilearn has a very good set of learning modules, and an easy and understandable way of approaching the process.

  • Abhijeet Bhalerao

    Abhijeet Bhalerao

    GIS Analyst at TomTom

    Elements, course content, support while doing Business Analytics master course in Simplilearn were very good. Content is good, latest and updated. The support was also good while doing this course. I recommend this course to all who want to achieve more in their data science career.

  • Prakash Rajiv

    Prakash Rajiv

    Business Analyst at doodleblue Innovations

    I am doing the Business Analyst Master course from Simplilearn. It is a really wonderful experience with the trainers and LMS. I can learn according to my time and pace. Overall the course is really wonderful.


  • What is the JobAssist program?

    Simplilearn’s JobAssist program is an India specific offering in Partnership with IIMJobs.com to help you land your dream job. With Job assist program we will offer extended support for the certified learners who are looking for a job switch or starting with their first job. Upon successful completion of the Master’s Program, you will be eligible to apply for this program and your details will be shared with IIMJobs. As part of this program IIMJobs will offer following exclusive program:

    • IIMJobs Pro-Membership for 6 Months
    • Resume building assistance 
    • Career Mentoring 
    • Interview Preparation 
    • Career Fairs 

  • What is the iimjobs.com Pro-Membership plan?

    The iimjobs.com Pro-Membership offers learners exclusive features that aren’t available to free members.

    • Dedicated career expert from IIMJobs will completely handhold learner to register on the portal, provide them tips and guidance to improve the profile and follow right keywords etc. 
    • Access to "Insights" - Which helps them compare their application against other applications received for a similar job.
    • Improved visibility of your profile, your application gets promoted to the top of the applications.
    • Receive notification if recruiter shortlists your application, you can chat with the recruiter directly and do the follow-ups on the application.

  • What is the eligibility criteria to participate in the JobAssist Program?

    To participate in the JobAssist Program you need to:

    • Be a graduate(Engineering or Equivalent) 
    • Complete our Master Program successfully and earn a Master certificate upon completion

  • What are career fairs and how frequently will they be conducted?

    IIMJobs conduct Job fairs or facilitate recruitment drives with top hiring companies. You will be invited to at least 1 career fair. These career fairs will be conducted in cities such as a Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, NCR-Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai etc.

  • What happens in the Career Mentoring session?

    In career mentoring sessions, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) or industry experts answer questions related to career growth and opportunities.

  • Will the JobAssist program guarantee me a job?

    No, the JobAssist Program is designed to help you in finding your dream job. It will maximise your potential and chances of landing a successful job. The final selection is always dependent on the recruiter. 

  • Will you forward my resume to the recruiter?

    No, Simplilearn or IIMJobs (our program partner) will never forward your resume to the recruiters directly. Pro-Membership will give you access to thousands of jobs to apply on the portal and also attend job fairs which will be conducted from time to time.

  • I am a Fresher, Can I participate in the JobAssist Program?

    Any graduate who has successfully completed our Master Programs will be eligible to participate in the JobAssist Program. 1+ years of experience is however recommended.

  • Can I choose not to take this JobAssist Program and get a discount?

    No, the JobAssist Program is a supplementary offering which comes along with the Master Programs. It will make your chances high to get hired by the top companies.

  • How long will this service be active for?

    This service will be active for a period of six months from your certification date.

  • What courses will be available for live instructor led online classes?

    The courses available for live instructor-led online classes are:
    Srl No Course Name Monthly no. of online classes available
    1 Data Science training with R Programming 4
    2 Data Science training with SAS Training 2
    3 Tableau Desktop 10 Qualified Associate 2
    4 Data Science training with Python 1
    5 Business Analytics with Excel Online self-paced Learning
    6 Introduction to Big Data and Hadoop Online self-paced Learning
    7 Certified SAS Base Programmer Certification Training Online self-paced Learning
    8 Python Basics Online self-paced Learning
    9 Microsoft Excel 2013 Intermediate Certification Training Online self-paced Learning

    You will get access to 90+ live instructor led online classes over the span of a year, giving you the ability to revisit each course as needed, and you will have access to our batch session recordings to complete the entire learning path.

  • How do I enrol in the Master’s program?

    You can enrol for this Master’s Program on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 
    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 
    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • What can I expect from the Master’s Program?

    You will gain access to e-learning content for all courses included in the learning path, exclusive forums moderated by faculty and industry experts, and monthly mentoring sessions by faculty and industry experts. Upon completing the program requirements, you will receive the Master’s certification.

  • Where and how can I access the e-learning content?

    Once you register for a course by paying the course fee, you will have 24/7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation email will guide you through the process.

  • Do you provide a money-back guarantee?

    Yes. We provide a seven-day money-back guarantee for our master’s programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • Is the exam fee included with this course?

    No, it isn't. However, you will receive certificates once you successfully complete the courses and get the Masters program certificate once you meet all the program requirements.

  • Who can become a Business Analytics Expert?

    Being an analytics professional the right combination of experience, data science knowledge, and the knowledge of the latest tools and technologies. Aspiring professionals of any educational background with an analytical mindset can pursue this learning path. We recommend this path strongly for professionals in the following roles: 
    • IT professionals
    • Banking and finance professionals
    • Marketing managers
    • Supply chain network managers
    • Beginners in the data analytics domain
    • Students in UG/ PG analytics programs

  • How do I earn the Masters Program certificate?

    Once you complete the following requirements, you will be eligible to receive the Master’s Program certificate that will validate your expertise as a business analytics expert. For elective courses, course completion certificates and project certificates are not required.
    Course Course Completion Certificate Simulation Exam Project Certificate
    Business Analytics with Excel Required Score > 75% Required
    Data Science training with R Programming Certification OR Data Science training with SAS Training Required Score > 75% Required
    Tableau Desktop 10 Training Required Score > 75% Required
    Data Science with Python Required Score > 75% Required
    Business Analytics with Excel Required Score > 75% Required

  • I am not able to access the online course, whom do I contact for a solution?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support.

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.