Data Analytics for Business Decision Making

Part-Time

Program Information

Organizations are relying more than ever before on their internal and external data sources to drive business planning, decision-making, and problem solving. Business Intelligence and Big Data tools accomplish this by enabling unprecedented data collection and data manipulation so organizations can respond quickly to organizational and market changes and opportunities.

The need for graduates with these skills is growing at a rapid rate across all industries. This Graduate Certificate program will enable students to support real world business decision-making and planning through data insights, data management, and data science. Students will blend theoretical knowledge with hands-on practical skills for data collection, data analysis, and data manipulation. In addition, students will be able to present their analyses and findings to management and key business stakeholders.

Device Requirements

Courses in this program deal with large data sets and complex models. We recommend that students meet the minimum computer requirements listed below.

Hardware:

  • Intel i7 or AMD A10 processor or better with chipset that will support virtualization
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 1 TB hard drive
  • Ethernet Network Card
  • Wireless Network Card
  • One USB 3.0 port (two preferred)

Software:

  • Windows 10 Professional Edition

Admission Requirements

A University Degree, College Diploma or Advanced Diploma
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Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above.

Applications for this program are not accepted through ontariocolleges.ca.

If you are taking part-time courses with the intention of completing a program and earning a credential, you must meet Admission Requirements outlined on the program page. It is the student's responsibility to supply proof of admission requirements to the Office of the Registrar before he/she has completed three courses in the program.

If you do complete the program and do not have the appropriate admission requirements, you will be ineligible to receive your certificate or diploma.

If you believe you have an equivalent level of knowledge and would like credit for Prior Learning Assessment, please contact Counselling at 519-542-7751 ext 3412 at least two weeks before classes begin.

Employment Opportunities

Career positions may include, but are not limited to: Analytics Visualization Analyst, Big Data Architect, Big Data Analytics Developer, Big Data Security/Threats Analyst, Business Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Project Manager, Data Scientist

Online Education
519-541-2400
online@lambtoncollege.ca

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Program Information
519-541-2403
info@lambtoncollege.ca


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