• Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Self-Paced Learning

Why Join this Program

UMN’s Academic Excellence

Attend live masterclasses delivered by distinguished faculty from University of Minnesota

UMN Alumni Membership

Become a part of the coveted University of Minnesota Alumni Association

IBM’s Industry Prowess

Obtain IBM certificates for IBM courses and attend masterclasses by IBM experts

Career Mentorship

Enhance your resume and prepare for interviews with valuable insights from industry experts


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Business Analytics Bootcamp Overview

Develop a data mindset and analytical skills to interpret and communicate data for business problems. Regardless of your job function or background, this Business Analytics Bootcamp will demystify data analysis and equip you with the required skills to apply to your workplace through a blend of self-paced videos, live sessions, and hands-on projects.

Key Features

  • University of Minnesota Alumni Association membership
  • Live online Masterclasses from distinguished UMN instructors
  • Simplilearn Career Service helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • Program certificate from Carlson School of Management and Simplilearn
  • Industry-recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses
  • Masterclasses, Ask-Me-Anything sessions & hackathons conducted by IBM experts
  • 12+ hands-on projects aligned to various industry verticals
  • 14+ practical tools and frameworks to bring positive impact to your work
  • Industry-relevant, case-based learning
  • Seamless access to integrated labs

Business Analytics Bootcamp Advantage

Experience cutting-edge online learning from world-class instructors through this immersive Business Analytics Bootcamp. Together with live masterclasses from UMN instructors and IBM experts, gain the skills to excel in the fast-paced business world.

  • Bootcamp Certificate

    Partnering with Carlson School, UMN:

    • Program certificate from Carlson School of Management and Simplilearn
    • Membership to the University of Minnesota’s Alumni Association
  • IBM Certificate

    Program in Collaboration with IBM

    • Industry-certified IBM certificates for IBM courses
    • Live online masterclasses delivered by IBM experts
    • Hackathons conducted by IBM

Business Analytics Bootcamp Details

This high-engagement, market-driven bootcamp covers the specialized skills required to succeed in the field of business analytics, including Excel, SQL, R, Python, data visualization tools, and many more. This bootcamp lets you gain on-the-job experience by working on industry-relevant projects.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Business Analytics Bootcamp and explore everything about it. Kickstart your business analytics journey with this orientation session and get to know what this carefully curated Bootcamp offers.

  • This Intro to Data Analytics will give you insights into how to apply data and analytics principles in your business. By learning analytics, data visualization, and data science methodologies in this Business Analytics bootcamp, you will be able to make better data-driven business decisions and optimize ROI

  • Master practical data-driven, decision-making skills with the help of data analysis and statistics. In this Business Analytics bootcamp, you will learn how to use one of the most common office tools available — MS Excel — to leverage business analytics and make better business decisions.

  • In this Business Analytics bootcamp, you will master SQL and improve your career prospects. Gain functional knowledge of SQL (Structured Query Language), the leading programming language for relational database management systems

  • You’ll discover R programming through this Business Analytics bootcamp. Learn how to write R code, utilize R data structures, and create your own functions.

  • In this Business Analytics bootcamp, you will master data exploration, data visualization, predictive analytics, and descriptive analytics techniques using the R programming language.

  • Explore the world of visualization through Tableau, helping you gain a variety of skills in the powerful platform including building visualizations, organizing data, and designing dashboards.

  • Bring your newly acquired skills from this Business Analytics Bootcamp together with a hands-on, industry-relevant capstone project that compiles all skills into one portfolio-worthy capstone.


Skills Covered

  • Business Analytics
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Prescriptive Statistics
  • Predictive Statistics
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Linear Regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Apriori Algorithm
  • Storyboarding Building
  • Interactive Dashboards
  • Arithmetic Logical LOD Calculations
  • Builtin Aggregations
  • DAX Commands and Functions
  • Desktop Layout

Tools Covered

Microsoft ExcelMySQLFSDPowerBIpythonRtableau

Industry Projects

  • Project 1

    Demand Forecast for a Multinational Retail Corporation

    Predict store sales and demand while factoring in economic conditions for a multinational retail giant’s stores across the United States.

  • Project 2

    High value Customer Identification for an eCommerce Company

    Use the clustering methodology for customer segmentation for a large UK-based online retailer to identify high-value customers and set up loyalty programs.

  • Project 3

    Comparative Study of Countries for Insurance

    Use Tableau to compare various parameters of a data set from various countries for an expanding insurance company.

  • Project 4

    Data Manipulation and Reporting with Power BI for Zomato

    Zomato's owners aim to find hidden irregularities in their company's data. The ultimate goal of this project is to examine the data to assess their business performance.

  • Project 5

    Measuring Insurance Agents Performance using Power BI

    Analyze insurance data provided by multiple companies to identify regional patterns and measure agents’ performance based on several attributes.

  • Project 6

    Comparison of Regions Based on Sales

    Help an organization create a dashboard to visualize the sales comparison between two selected regions.

  • Project 7

    Employee Performance Mapping

    Analyze employee performance and generate reports on employee performance using different data sets for a data science startup.

  • Project 8

    Air Cargo Analysis

    Help an air cargo company improve its operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. The company looks to create reports of regular passengers, busiest routes, ticket sales etc.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors

  • Dr. Ravi Bapna

    Dr. Ravi Bapna

    Associate Dean of Executive Education, Carlson School of Management

    Dr. Ravi Bapna is the Associate Dean for Executive Education and the Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Business Analytics and Information Systems at the University of Minnesota. Bapna specializes in helping companies use data science, AI, ML, and business analytics for competitive advantage.


Career Support

Simplilearn Career Assistance

Simplilearn’s Career Assist program, offered in partnership with Talent Inc, is a service to help you to be career ready for the workforce and land your dream job in U.S. markets.
One-on-one Interview Service by TopInterview

One-on-one Interview Service by TopInterview

Get a Resume Makeover from TopResume

Get a Resume Makeover from TopResume

Reach numerous employers with ResumeRabbit

Reach numerous employers with ResumeRabbit

Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

Business Analytics Industry Trends

The Business Analytics market was valued at USD 67.92 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 103.65 billion by 2026 and work at a CAGR of 7.3% over the forecast period (2021-2026). [Source: Mordor Intelligence]

Job Icon600K+

Jobs available for Business Analytics

Source: Multiple Job portals
Job Icon13.5%

CAGR growth from 2021 to 2030

Source: Market Research
Job Icon$77K

Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This Bootcamp caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 24%Manufacturing - 21%BFSI - 17%Consulting - 14%Others - 14%Pharma & Healthcare - 10%
    JP Morgan Chase

Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Business Analytics Bootcamp, candidates should have:

At least 18 years and have a High School diploma or equivalent
2+ years of work experience preferred
An eagerness to apply course concepts to real business problems

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this Business Analytics Bootcamp is $ 8,000

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit, Affirm, ClimbCredit or Klarna payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.


Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 8,000

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Program Benefits

  • Certificate from University of Minnesota and Simplilearn
  • University of Minnesota Alumni membership
  • Career assistance to help you get noticed by top companies
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Active recruiters include: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, etc.

Program Cohorts

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Business Analytics Bootcamp FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Business Analytics Bootcamp from University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management?

    For admission to this Business Analytics Bootcamp online, candidates should meet the following criteria:

    • A bachelor's degree (any background)  
    • An eagerness to apply course concepts to real business problems
    • 2+ years of work experience (preferred)

  • What is the admission process for this Business Analytics Bootcamp from University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management?

    The admission process for this Business Analytics Bootcamp online consists of three simple steps:

    • All interested candidates are required to apply through the online application form
    • An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application
    • An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates, which can then be accepted by the candidate by paying the program fee

  • Is there any financial aid provided for this Business Analytics Bootcamp?

    To ensure money is not a limiting factor in learning, we offer various financing options to help make this Business Analytics Bootcamp financially manageable. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section.

  • What should I expect from this online Business Analytics Bootcamp?

    As a part of this Business Analytics Bootcamp, you will receive the following:

    • Program completion certificate from University of  Minnesota, Carlson School of Management 
    • University of Minnesota Alumni membership
    • Masterclasses delivered by distinguished instructors from the University of  Minnesota, Carlson School of Management
    • 12+ hands-on projects
    • Seamless access to integrated labs
    • Capstone projects in 5 domains
    • Simplilearn’s Career Assistance to get noticed by top hiring companies
    • Industry masterclasses conducted by IBM experts
    • Access to IBM hackathons and IBM Ask Me Anything sessions
    • IBM certificates for IBM courses
    • 8X higher interaction in live online classes by industry experts

  • What certificate will I receive after completing this Business Analytics Bootcamp?

    Upon successful completion of this Business Analytics Bootcamp online, you will be awarded a certificate of completion by University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, along with IBM certificates for IBM courses, and industry-recognized certification from Simplilearn for relevant courses in the learning path.

  • Will any preparation material be provided as part of this Business Analytics Bootcamp to help me get started?

    Once you pay the first installment of the fee for this Business Analytics Bootcamp, you will get access to a preparatory material. You will have to go through the assigned course before attending the first class, which consists of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

  • How long does it take to complete this Business Analytics Bootcamp?

    The anticipated time to complete this Business Analytics Bootcamp is 6 months.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in Business Analytics on your first attempt. They proactively engage with students to ensure adherence to the learning path—helping to enrich the learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring to career assistance.

  • Who are the instructors in this Business Analytics Bootcamp, and how are they selected?

    Our highly-qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them undergo a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for us. We ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • I am not able to access the online Business Analytics Bootcamp. Who can help me?

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

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support guarantee?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls through our dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completing this bootcamp  

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment in this Bootcamp, can I get a refund?

    No refund will be applicable once you make the partial/full payment

  • Is this bootcamp really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?

    This Bootcamp is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings, and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

    * Disclaimer:

    This Business Analytics Bootcamp is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the bootcamp?

    Bootcamps do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our PG programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

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