May 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog

Analytics for Competitive Advantage Graduate Certificate (Cohort)

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Program Information

Business Analytics is a strategic discipline that gives practitioners new opportunities for discovering insights that can support strategic goals and decision making. This certificate is meant for managers and executives who need to understand how analytics fits into their organization. Key learnings focus on defining and integrating business analytics into all aspects of the organization, managing the data assets of the company, aligning analytics with performance management metrics, and applying story telling techniques to communicate outputs of analytic insights in a clear, visual manner.

Cohort Program Advantages and Restrictions:

  • Admission is restricted to new students; continuing students may pursue the non-cohort Analytics for Competitive Advantage Graduate Certificate  program.
  • The program has no proficiency requirements.
  • Students must enroll in both course sections that are offered in a given term.
  • Tuition will be priced at a lower rate for cohort sections.
  • Classes will be alternate between in-person and online, with in-person classes meeting on Saturdays at the San Francisco location.
  • Students must earn a minimum “C” grade in each course and a minimum 3.00 cumulative program GPA in order earn the certificate.
  • Students may not elect Credit/No Credit (Pass/Fail) grading in cohort sections.
  • Students may not audit cohort sections.
  • Only students enrolled in the cohort program may enroll in the cohort sections.

Required Courses - 12 units

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