Take the next step towards a career in data analysis.
With our Data Analytics for Business Certificate you will learn the key concepts of business data analytics and the fundamentals of data science.
Over the course of the eight-week programme, you will go through the main concepts associated with data analytics, how decision makers use analytics to solve business problems, and how date analysts support businesses though modelling and communicating analysis to management teams.
5th October 2020
Galway Business School
National Framework of Qualifications Level 6
Continuous Assessment & Exam
It's simple. Data has become crucial to every company in every sector in every country.
Whether it’s a Silicon Valley giant like Google or Facebook using big data to develop automated algorithms or a medium-sized business in your hometown looking at product and marketing strategies, data underpins virtually all business activity.
Demand for data specialists who can effectively manage and analyse data on behalf of businesses has skyrocketed, and opportunities abound for qualified candidates all round the world, on a contract or permanent basis.
As far as future career choices go, it is as future proof as it gets, and a business data analytics course is the perfect start.
Our course is a comprehensive introduction to data analytics for business - designed to empower you to kick start a fruitful and rewarding career.
You will acquire a range of cutting-edge, practical data-based skills to enable you to prepare and analyse contemporary business problems within your organisation.
You will learn:
How to deal with and manage Big Data simulations
How to apply the techniques to issues of relevance to you and your business.
How to develop spreadsheet models using pivot tables
How to apply Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) concepts to real business situations
The basics of Machine Learning through coding in Python and SQL
GBS is a modest gem in the Irish Higher Education System. Initiating the turning point in my professional and personal development, GBS superseded my expectations from day one, with a series of stimulating and relevant modules. Everything from lecturers, class room size to the extensive research and library facilities available facilitated an optimum learning environment. Aoife Kiernan
Our business data analytics certification programme is perfect for you if:
This certificate will provide you with:
In the current global environment, businesses all over the world must reinvent themselves and with the digital economy gaining more and more ground, being able to make decisions informed by data is not optional – it is essential. The programme provides you with the tools you need to put data to work.
Over the eight weeks of the programme, you will study the following modules:
|Introduction to data Analytics|
Making sense of Big Data
Statistical Techniques for Data Analytics
Statistical Simulations in Excel
Programming in Python/SQL
|Business Data Analytics|
Using Pivot tables in Business
Developing VBA Solutions
Using VBA to analyse Big Data
The Business Dashboard
This certificate will be delivered over two evenings every week for eight weeks.
On completion of the course you will receive a Galway Business School Certificate in Data Analytics for Business.
Our programme provides you with the tools you need to put data to work. It teaches you widely used frameworks of business analytics. You will then implement the functions you have learned through assignments.
Throughout this learning journey, you will join a diverse group of participants usually professionals from various backgrounds and employments. You will share your perspectives on the issues being discussed with other participants and seek their views.
At Galway Business School, one of Ireland’s leading independent third-level colleges, you’ll find not only an excellent location but also top-class facilities, teachers and programmes.
You can choose a programme structure that suits you:
Students who complete this course are eligible to enrol on the Advanced Applications Programming and Data Analytics Certificate.
You will also be ready to apply to other higher education institutions upon successfully completion of the course.
Business data analytics certification will boost your qualifications to work for a range of job positions across many industries. This certificate is also a great way to progress in your career as it can help you earn salary increments and job promotions within your organisation.
This is a direct entry programme and you will be accepted on the programme through a combination of secondary school results and work experience.