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    Business Analytics for Managers Certificate

    Use data to drive your decisions.

    More and more, organizations are relying on big data. But they still need leaders who can translate that data into decisions. With Hamline’s Certificate in Business Analytics for Managers, you can acquire the expertise to step into that role. Learn to analyze data and apply the results in a way that garners the most gain for your organization. Study best practices for directing others in analysis. Become the liaison between IT and upper management, and play a crucial role in your company’s future.

    Business Analytics for Managers Certificate overview

    Balance work and school The majority of your coursework will be online, and you will come to Hamline’s Saint Paul campus for residencies mid-course or at the end of the course. Residencies are held Friday, 2–6:30 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. One course is offered only on campus, one evening per week, 5:45–9:45 p.m.
    Start sooner With three start dates per year, you can begin in summer (May), fall (September), or winter/spring (January).
    Finish faster Finish in as few as nine months with courses just four to eight weeks in length. You choose the pace that’s best for you.

    Certificate courses - 10 credits

    • Data Analytics and Decision-Making (4 credits)*
    • Bias, Ethics, and Principles of Data Science (2 credits)
    • Data Quality and Governance (2 credits)
    • Forecasting and Modeling (2 credits)

    *Denotes course offered only on campus, evenings 5:45–9:45 p.m.

    Get your master’s degree in business analytics

    Whether you’re ready now or later, your certificate credits can be transferred to the Master of Science in Business Analytics, where you can enhance your expertise and marketability even more.

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