Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics (GradCertBusAn)

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The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is designed to provide o provide students with specialist knowledge in business analytics. Students will gain the ability and skills to recognise, understand and apply the theory, concepts, and models of business analytics to contemporary business environments. Students will develop the skills necessary to apply modern business analytics techniques to their chosen field of expertise including handling Big Data, an ability to code in the most popular analytics platforms and present formative reports that interpret and present data to enable decision-making within the firm.

The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is an AQF level 8 program with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.

Program Learning Outcome
1. Advanced and integrated understanding of the theory and practice of business analytics.
2. Ability to promote business sustainability through innovation and strategic thinking.
3. Effective communication skills to interpret and transmit specialised technical advice, knowledge and ideas.
4. Expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills in business analytics.

Program Maximum Duration: As specified in Table 1 of the Coursework Academic Programs Policy, this program must be completed within a Maximum Duration which includes any periods of non-enrolment, leave of absence or approved study at other institutions for credit towards a Program.

Condition of enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 12 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units.
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
BUSANA 7000 Fundamentals of Business Analytics 3
BUSANA 7001 Predictive and Visual Analytics 3
BUSANA 7002 Customer Analytics 3
CORPFIN 7033 Quantitative Methods (M) 3