Business Analytics in Practice
Experience and understand the needs of the 21st century with a programme that develops your comprehension of analytics and how it affects businesses.
NEXT START DATE: 13 to 16 November 2018 CAMPUS: Bloomsbury Campus - The University of Law FEES: £1,600
The programme content aims to help participants broaden their knowledge and prospects in order to succeed in the world of business. The programme will be of interest particularly for those participants seeking to identify business analytics opportunities in their own organisations. During the programme, participants will have the opportunity to look at business analytics cases and solutions, while discussing several fundamental elements for a successful business analytics approach. They will also learn how to collect information from various partners through surveys, trends-analysis and web analytics.
It will enable participants to develop, analyse and transform financial and non-financial models within organisations, in order to develop new insights into business performance. It will do this in the context of ever-transforming processes while understanding the constraints of information uncertainty in decision making.
GISMA Business School London is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) as a short-course provider
- Practical experience within multinational organisations
- Practical hands-on course to develop the skills and confidence to succeed
- Networking opportunities for participants
- Gain a UK-German corporate sector perspective
- Tutors with an international working mindset
- Considerable corporate, entrepreneurship and consulting experience
- Central London campus with professional facilities
- Ranked a top city for students*
- Centre for academic and professional excellence
- Global capital for financial services
- Competitive environment to learn from peers
- Multicultural environment
- Access to a rich cultural life of museums, theatres, cinemas and restaurants
*QS Best Student Cities 2018
This programme is specifically designed for business leaders and managers, as well as individuals interested in data analytics. In addition, it will benefit managers looking to transform and grow their organisations through the use of business analytics.
- Understand business analytics approaches, methodologies and key-terms
- Analyse and re-design processes and decision-making approaches to follow an information-centric approach
- Learn how to appreciate the strengths and the limitations of business analytics
- Understand how historical and current data sources have an impact on decision-making processes
By the end of this programme, participants will have the necessary skills and potential to become managers of multinational companies, as well as succeed in an analytical and data-driven world. They will also be able to analyse and re-design processes and decision-making approaches to follow an information-centric approach. In addition, participants will learn to appreciate the strengths and the limitations of business analytics, and they will be able to exploit internal and external information sources for better decision-making. Thanks to this short course, participants will have a better understanding of how historical and current data sources can lead to make better decisions on the long-run.
This programme aims to provide participants with a deep understanding of data analytics and requirements, as well as key terms definitions in business analytics. It will enable participants to develop, analyse and transform financial and non-financial models within organisations, in order to develop new insights into business performance. It will do this in the context of ever-transforming processes while understanding the constraints of information uncertainty in decision making.
- Defining key terms in business analytics
- Understanding data analytics and requirements
- Financial models in organizations: model lifecycle and applications in business analytics
- Transforming processes with information-focus and planning business analytics
- Information uncertainty: decision trees and value of information
- Collecting information from partners: surveys, analysing trends and web analytics (Google Analytics)
- Bringing a critical understanding to the role business analytics can play in organisational improvement
- Actively contributing to the design of management information systems which will serve the strategic imperatives of the organisation
- Reviewing existing information system architecture with a view to its redesign and improvement
- Possess a toolbox for building and maintaining management information systems that can be shared across the organisation
- Develop a line of sight across the organisation's value chain using data analytics to transform and improve that value chain
- Understanding and sharing emerging trends in the world of the data analytics professional
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Study Modes: Full-time
Duration: 4 days
Location: Bloomsbury Campus - The University of Law
Next start date: 13 to 16 November 2018