Data Analytics

Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics

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Data Analytics

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Excelsior's Data Analytics Certificate was developed to equip trained leaders with the skills to formulate innovative strategies, make data-driven decisions, and harness visualization to illustrate progress and better pathways. Students will develop the skills to make data informed decisions to assist private businesses, nonprofit organizations, and public agencies to deliver vital services more efficiently and effectively.

Through coursework in data analytics, big data, and visualization, the certificate prepares emerging leaders to make good use of big data and incorporate technology to advance their bottom line, as well as solve unique challenges impacting organizations today.

The courses in this certificate are also part of the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Technology and Data Analytics program, and students who complete the certificate can apply 9 credits toward the 30-credit program.

A bachelor’s degree is required for admission to this graduate certificate program.

9 Credits

3 Courses

6 Months

Program Duration

Start June 24

Courses start every 8 weeks

What Courses Will I Take?

This course prepares you to handle strategic issues related to the effective management of innovative technologies. Students also explore the principles of strategic management with direct application to technology. The course integrates strategy setting, implementation, and assessment; historical cases of business innovation through a maturation lifecycle; and application of lessons learned in contemporary business cases.
Understand how business analytics enables companies to be more competitive. Students apply value chain management analysis and other techniques to assess how business analytics can be integrated throughout organizational operations. Case studies and introduction of relevant tools will be used to assess how data can be used to improve organizational operations.
This course introduces students to the impact of big data on various industries. Students will explore the growth of data via the Internet of Things (IoT) and will explore various strategies being used within industry to utilize data to improve decision making. Students will also explore how to design and create data visualizations based on data available and tasks to be achieved. This process includes data modeling, data processing (such as aggregation and filtering), mapping data attributes to graphical attributes, and strategic visual encoding based on known properties of visual perception as well as the tasks at hand.
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