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Business Analytics (BA) seeks to prepare students and practicing business executives with the proficiencies needed to understand and navigate this specialized field.

Students and professionals completing this program will:

  • Understand and appreciate the central role of analytics in being competitive in today’s business world.
  • Understand and appreciate the key issues of collecting and managing big data.
  • Be able to analyze the role of strategic information (systems) management in the new Big Data paradigm and recommend appropriate enterprise architecture.
  • Understand the fundamental concepts and tools of business analytics for improving business decision making and organization performance.
  • Understand the role of the development, applications and management of database systems for the purposes of performing business analytics in organizations.
  • Participate in a real world collaborative project that addresses a live business problem using the analytical techniques learned in the program. Be able to understand and communicate the business implications of their analysis to interested stakeholders.

MBA - Business Analytics Curriculum