• Program Duration 9 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

Extensive Hands-on Training

12+ hands-on projects aligned to various industry verticals

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Business Analytics Course Overview

Develop a data mindset and analytical skills to interpret and communicate data for business problems in this program. Regardless of your job function or background, this Business Analytics certification course will demystify data analysis and equip you with the required skills to apply to your work or further studies.

Key Features

  • Simplilearn's JobAssist helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • Program certificate from Carlson School of Management and Simplilearn
  • University of Minnesota Alumni Association membership
  • Live online Masterclasses from distinguished UMN instructors
  • 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 Certification Advantage

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

  • Program Certificate

    Partnering with University of Minnesota

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

    Program in Collaboration with IBM

    • Industry-recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses
    • Live online Business Analytics masterclasses delivered by IBM experts
    • Hackathons conducted by IBM

Business Analytics Course Details

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

Learning Path

  • Get started with the PG in Business Analytics and explore everything about it. Kickstart your business analytics journey with this orientation session and get to know what this carefully curated program 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 certification course, 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 certification course, 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 certification course, 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 certification course. Learn how to write R code, utilize R data structures, and create your own functions.

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

  • In this Business Analytics certification course 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 certification course together with a hands-on, industry-relevant capstone project that compiles all skills into one portfolio-worthy capstone.

Electives:
  • With this Business Analytics certification course you'll move beyond the spreadsheet for data analytics. Perform statistical analysis and create meaningful data visualizations using Python.

  • Learn to identify and pursue an innovation opportunity to develop products and services that are desirable, viable, and feasible through this Business Analytics certification course. Make a positive impact by leveraging mathematics to innovate with data.

  • Explore Power BI concepts like layouts, BI reports, dashboards, Power BI DAX commands, and functions. Learning how to experiment, fix, prepare, and present data quickly is easy with this in-depth Business Analytics certification course.

  • Attend online interactive Business Analytics masterclasses conducted by renowned instructors from UMN. Understand what analytics can and cannot do, how to interpret data to make better decisions and different business analytics techniques.

  • Attend online interactive Business Analytics masterclasses conducted by industry experts from IBM. Get insights into the latest industry updates in the field of Business Analytics.

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

    Forecast Demand for a Giant Retail Corporation

    Predict sales and demand for a multinational retail corporation’s stores across the U.S. while factoring in multiple economic conditions.

  • Project 2

    Conduct a Comparative Country Study for Insurance

    Compare several parameters of a data set across multiple countries for a growing insurance company using Tableau.

  • Project 3

    Manipulate and Report Data for Zomato using Power BI

    Help the Zomato team find obscure irregularities in their company data and examine them so that they can assess business performance accurately.

  • Project 4

    Use Power BI to Measure Insurance Agents Performance

    Identify regional patterns and rate agents’ performance with data from multiple insurance companies and characteristics like new business, demography, products sold, etc.

  • Project 5

    Compare Sales Based On Region

    Assist a company by creating a dashboard that visualizes sales in two selected regions.

  • Project 6

    Mapping Employee Performance

    Use different data sets from a data science startup to analyze employee performance and generate related reports for management.

  • Project 7

    Analysis of an Air Cargo Company

    An air company wants to improve customer satisfaction and operations. Help them create reports about regular passengers, ticket sales, busiest routes, etc. to achieve their goal.

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

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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.

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Simplilearn JobAssist Program

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Resume building assistance to create a powerful resume

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Interview preparation to help you land your dream job

Interview preparation to help you land your dream job

Career mentoring to help you achieve your career goals

Career mentoring to help you achieve your career goals

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
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CAGR growth from 2021 to 2030

Source: Market Research
Job IconRs. 8 LPA

Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This program 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
    Industry
    Information Technology - 24%Manufacturing - 21%BFSI - 17%Consulting - 14%Others - 14%Pharma& Healthcare - 10%
    Companies
     course learners from BCG, Delhi
     course learners from Deloitte, Delhi
     course learners from Barclays, Delhi
     course learners from JP Morgan Chase, Delhi
     course learners from Mercedez, Delhi
     course learners from Shell, Delhi
     course learners from Oracle, Delhi
     course learners from Microsoft, Delhi
     course learners from LinkedIn, Delhi
     course learners from Nasdaq, Delhi
     course learners from Nestle, Delhi

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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.

STEP 1

Submit Application

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

STEP 2

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application

STEP 3

Admission

Within 1-2 weeks, chosen candidates can start the Business Analytics course

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics, candidates should have:

A bachelor's degree (any background)
2+ years of work experience (preferred)
May have a non-programming background

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this Business Analytics certification course is ₹ 1,73,999 (Incl. taxes)

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.

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Program Benefits

  • Certificate from University of Minnesota and Simplilearn
  • University of Minnesota Alumni membership
  • Complete this Business Analytics Bootcamp while you work
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Active recruiters include: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, etc.

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Business Analytics Course FAQs

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

    For admission to this online Business Analytics certification course, candidates should meet any following criteria:

    • A bachelor's degree (any background)  

    • May have a non-programming background

    • 2+ years of work experience (preferred)

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

    The admission process for this Business Analytics certification course 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?

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

  • What should I expect from this Business Analytics certification course?

    As a part of this Business Analytics certification course,  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 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?

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

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

    Once you pay the first installment of the fee for this Business Analytics course, you will get access to a preparatory course. 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 course?

    The anticipated time to complete the overall course 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 certification course, 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 course. 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 Business Analytics course with us.

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

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

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

    This course 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 PGP in Business Analytics is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree

  • 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 Business Analytics course with us

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

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

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

    This course 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 PGP in Business Analytics is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree

  • What is Business Analytics?

    Making data-driven decisions is critical for businesses today. Business Analytics involves the processing and analyzing of past and current data to make smarter business decisions. By analyzing historical data, business analysts can use statistical and analytics tools to predict and change future performance accordingly. The end goal is to create a better business strategy while achieving more efficiency and productivity in any organization.

  • What is a Business Analytics course?

    A Business Analytics course is a training program designed to teach you the necessary tools and techniques you will need to succeed. You can find courses online or offline. If you are a working professional, we recommend taking an online course like Simplilearn’s Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics in partnership with the UMN Carlson School of Management.

  • Is Business Analytics a good career choice?

    Yes. The demand for business analysts is growing. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs in this field will increase from seven percent to 25 percent between 2020 and 2030.

  • Does Business Analytics require coding experience?

    Familiarity with programming languages like Python, R, and SQL is beneficial if you are starting a career in Business Analytics. However, if you don’t have prior coding experience, taking a comprehensive course like this PGP in Business Analytics can help you gain the basic coding skills you will need to succeed.

  • Which is better: Business Analytics or Data Science?

    They are complementary disciplines that contribute to overall business strategy. In any modern, data-driven organization, data scientists and business analysts will work together to achieve a common goal.

    Digging deeper, data scientists get more technical while business analysts help interpret and present the data for less technical stakeholders in an organization.

  • Who should take this Business Analytics certification course?

    This Business Analytics certification course is great for anyone willing to work with data and leverage its potential to find meaningful business insights. Individuals pursuing roles like business analyst, financial analyst, marketing analyst, or data analyst can benefit from taking this course.

  • What will you learn in the Business Analytics certification course?

    This Business Analytics certification course will teach you how to take a data-driven approach to any situation by identifying areas that need improvement based on past performance and predicting future outcomes. In this course, you will learn how to use multiple data analysis and business analytics tools and techniques to achieve optimal goals.

  • How to learn Business Analytics?

    There are several options you can choose from to learn Business analytics - books, tutorials, online courses, university programs, and more. If flexible learning is what you are looking for, then it is better to enroll in an online training program like Simplilearn’s PGP in Business Analytics.

  • What can I do with a certification in Business Analytics?

    A certification in Business Analytics will show that you have the skills to succeed in coveted roles including: business analyst, data analyst, financial analyst, data scientist, application architect, statistician, and more. The application of the skills you will learn are virtually limitless.

  • Does a Business Analytics role require math skills?

    While knowledge of core mathematics concepts like linear algebra, calculus, probability, and statistics is helpful in learning business analytics, the tools you will learn how to leverage in this course will help anyone with an aptitude for — and willingness to — build a strategy for a data-driven business achieve success.

  • What is the typical course syllabus for Business Analytics?

    A reliable Business Analytics course should help you learn how to understand and use MS Excel, Python programming, SQL, and data visualization. Related skills (remember Data Science as complementary) like descriptive statistics, prescriptive statistics, data analytics, linear regression, logistic regression, exploratory data analysis, storytelling, and hypothesis testing will also give you an edge. Knowledge of business analytics tools like Power BI, Tableau, and MySQL are also essential.

  • Is it worth it to pursue a Business Analytics certification?

    Yes, we highly recommend pursuing a Business Analytics certification. In today’s highly-competitive market, it will help you stand out from the crowd, and ultimately help you help your peers achieve success in your respective organization. It boils down to becoming a data-driven leader and a dedicated team player with one common goal — success for all stakeholders.

  • What is business analytics as a course?

    Business analytics course is a course that focuses on using data and statistical analysis to inform business decisions. It covers topics such as data management, data visualization, predictive modeling, machine learning, and data mining. It also introduces quantitative methods used to analyze data and make better management decisions. The course is not based on rote memorization of equations or facts but instead focuses on honing students' understanding of key concepts and their managerial judgment.

  • Which courses are best for business analytics?

    Simplilearn offers a range of courses that are perfect for those looking to learn Business analytics course. The most popular courses are the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP), the Post Graduate Program in Business Analysis with Purdue and IBM, the Business Analytics Bootcamp, and the Data Science and Business Analytics with R. Each of these courses provides an introduction to the fundamentals of business analytics, and each one offers specific knowledge and skills that can be used in the workplace.

  • What are the 4 types of business analytics?

    The four main types of business analytics are descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, prescriptive analytics, and cognitive analytics.

    • Descriptive analytics answers the question of "what happened?" by providing a comprehensive overview of past data and trends.
    • Predictive analytics uses a combination of statistical methods and machine learning algorithms to predict future outcomes. P
    • rescriptive analytics uses mathematics and optimization techniques to develop solutions that optimize outcomes.
    • Finally, cognitive analytics uses natural language processing and artificial intelligence to generate insights from unstructured data.

  • Which certificate is best for business analyst?

    Simplilearn's Business Analytics Certification is the best choice for aspiring business analysts because it is designed to provide practical, hands-on training in the key areas of Business analytics course. The course covers topics such as data management, data visualization, predictive modeling, machine learning, and data mining. Additionally, the course teaches students the fundamentals of business analytics and provides the knowledge and skills needed to work in the field. This certificate program is also recognized by many top employers and can help you stand out from the competition.

  • What skills are required to become a business analyst?

    To become a business analyst, you will need to have a combination of technical and analytical skills as well as a good understanding of the business context. Technical skills include data analysis, data modeling, database management, and coding. Analytical skills include critical thinking, problem-solving, and the ability to identify patterns and trends in data. Additionally, you will need to have good communication and interpersonal skills to be able to effectively collaborate with other stakeholders, as well as strong project management skills to be able to manage projects from start to finish.

  • What is the difference between data science and business analytics?

    Data science and Business analytics course are closely related fields that both involve the analysis of data to draw insights. However, there are some key differences between the two. Data science is a more technical field that focuses on using large amounts of data to create models and algorithms that can make predictions and automate decision-making. Business analytics, on the other hand, is more focused on using data to gain insights into an organization and make informed business decisions. Business analytics also involves more human interpretation of data than data science, as well as more collaboration with stakeholders.

  • What are the best practices for business analytics?

    Best practices for Business analytics course include the following:

    • Define the goal: Clearly define the goal you are trying to achieve with business analytics. This will help you focus your efforts and ensure that the results are meaningful and relevant.
    • Use the right data: Collect, clean, and organize the data that is relevant to the goal you are trying to achieve. This will ensure that the results are accurate and reliable.
    • Leverage technology: Utilize the latest technologies and tools to analyze the data and generate insights. This will help make the process more efficient and accurate.
    • Monitor results: Track the results of the analytics and measure its success. This will help you identify areas that need improvement and adjust your strategy accordingly.
    • Create an analytics culture: Encourage everyone in the organization to be data-driven and use analytics to make informed decisions. This will help ensure that everyone in the organization is leveraging the power of data.

  • What are the benefits of using business analytics?

    The benefits of using business analytics include improved decision-making, increased efficiency, cost savings, more accurate forecasting, better customer insights, and improved customer experience. With the help of business analytics, organizations can make better-informed decisions based on data-driven insights, which can help them save money and time and reduce risk. Additionally, business analytics can help organizations understand their customers better and improve their services and products accordingly, leading to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty.

  • Is a Business Analytics certificate worth it?

    A Business Analytics certification can be a valuable asset for professionals in the field. Certification can demonstrate that a professional has the necessary skills and knowledge to understand and analyze data, allowing them to make informed decisions and provide valuable insights to their organization. Additionally, a certification can help professionals stand out in a competitive job market and show potential employers that they have the necessary skills and qualifications to be successful in the role. Ultimately, it's up to the individual to decide if the Business analytics course certification is worth it or not.

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

    Post Graduate Program are certification programs and 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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