This course is delivered by IBAT College Dublin an academic partner of GISMA Business School. IBAT and GISMA are both members of Global University Systems (GUS), which is an international network of higher-education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications.
Predictive data analytics is a widely used tool, particularly across the marketing and finance industry. By learning how to use multivariate techniques, you will transform large datasets and develop actionable insights, particularly through the software platform: RapidMiner.
Throughout the diploma, you will have the opportunity to extract information out of existing datasets to determine patterns and predict future trends. You will also be introduced to a number of advanced techniques such as data modelling and mining, both of which are used to predict the probability of events such as loan defaults, customer churn and stock market fluctuations.
Prepare to be part of this growing field by enrolling today.
Why choose this programme?
For students looking to change their role from ‘observer’ to ‘strategist’ and ‘analyst’, this is the perfect course. You will be able to undertake roles where you actively work with management and operations functions to help direct the decisions of a business on a day-to-day business. By the time you have completed the programme, you will be able to apply for roles in:
According to Future Jobs Ireland 2019 report, the refreshed priority themes and areas for 2018 to 2023 include data analytics as one of the priority area in ICT skills, meaning now is a great time to study this programme.
Objectives of the programme
Throughout the programme, you will learn:
Who is the course suitable for?
Whether you’re just starting out or have a wealth of experience behind you, there is something to be gained from this diploma. Designed for those who want to expand their knowledge of data analytics and predictive modelling, this programme will help you to build your understanding of data and data models.
In particular, the diploma is targeted at marketing and financial professionals, as well as those with a technical background looking to break into the named industries.
It important to note that this is not a statistics course; even though all the techniques are based on the theory of statistics, the approach taken here is logic-based, rather than formula-based. Hence, you will not be a statistics expert at the end of this course; however, you will know and apply all the techniques in a practical manner.
IBAT College Dublin is committed to providing a range of programmes in the areas of business, IT, sports, tourism and the English language to both domestic and international students. With a broad range of industry connections, a state-of-the-art campus and faculty who come from a range of different backgrounds, students thrive at the college which is why we have achieved a student satisfaction rate of 98% in recent years. By the time they graduate, our students feel they have gained the knowledge and soft skills needed to start their careers in some of the most in-demand industries.
Why study with IBAT?
This programme will teach you how to identify situations where predictive data analytics can add value by better meeting customer needs, realising smarter allocation of marketing budgets, and improving the financial performance of your company.
You will know when to use the following modelling techniques, and understand their relevant pros and cons:
Each week, class time will be allocated for you to work with RapidMiner, learning how to analyse and interpret a different multivariate statistical technique using a real-world dataset.
On completion of the programme, you will be able to apply learned theory and start building a more data-driven culture within your organisation.
In the end, you will be able to apply all learned theory into practice and start building a more data-driven culture within your organisation.
This programme is suited for individuals with a variety of different experience levels, and while there is no academic requirement for entry, all applicants should demonstrate an interest in and an aptitude for data analytics. Basic computer literacy is a requirement with a digital literacy certificate or equivalent.
If you are eager to learn more about data analytics and predictive modelling, you should consider this programme. Specifically, if you are
The programme will introduce you to RapidMiner for predictive analytics which radically reduces the time needed to unearth opportunities and risks. If you’ve never used RapidMiner before we will help you to get started. We will show you how to install the software and explain corresponding concepts as we move through the material. However, it should be noted that while this is not a statistics course, all the techniques are based on the theory of statistics and you will need to understand basic business statistical concepts, including:
IBAT College Dublin is committed to providing a range of programmes in the areas of business, IT, sports, tourism and the English language to both domestic and international students. With a broad range of industry connections, a state-of-the-art campus and faculty who come from a range of different backgrounds, students thrive at the college which is why we have achieved a student satisfaction rate of 98% in recent years.