Courses

Applied Business Analytics

Course Description

Business analytics provides solutions for the needs of finance, marketing, management, operations, research and development, and many other functional areas of the business enterprise.  This course provides a comprehensive foundation of the statistical models and methods needed for applied business analytics. 

The software tools used in this course include but are not limited to SAS Enterprise Miner, SAS Enterprise guide, SAS Visual Analytics, and Tableau.  The case study method is applied throughout the course for hands-on problem solving to develop quantitative skills to interpret and results/outcomes.

This is course is offered for both credit and non-credit.  If you enroll as a non-credit student please note you will not receive academic credit for the course, nor can the course be used towards completion of a degree.

Why SAS?

SAS is the undisputed leader in the field of analytics, with a 33% market share in advanced analytics – more than twice that of its competitors.  Payscale.com, in its recent report that compared many certifications, ranked SAS certification as the most valuable skill since it resulted in the highest increase in salary. 

Prerequisites

Introduction to Business Analytics or equivalent knowledge.

Schedule

Monday and Wednesday, October 24, 2016 - December 7, 2016 from 6:00 p.m.-8:50 p.m.
Course meets: October 24, October 26, October 31, November 2, November 7, November 9, November 14, November 16, November 21, November 23, November 29, November 30, December 5 & December 7, 2016

Location

CSU's Monte Ahuja College of Business, 1860 E. 18th St., Cleveland, OH 44115 (map)

CEUs:  3.6
Hours: 36 Contact Hours

Fee: $1,895

Corporate, CSU Student, and Alumni discounts available!

Course Benefits

Competency-Based Professional Development: Our programs increase learner retention through application, which results in a more productive workforce.  Students demonstrate their competence by successfully completing a course assessment.

All Inclusive: Each course delivered at CSU includes materials, pre-test and post-test, coffee, snacks, lunch and convenient, on-site parking.

Educated and Experienced Instructors: Our instructors bring years of real-world, classroom and CPA, CFA, SHRM, PhD and MBA experience. Many hold leadership positions in northeast Ohio organizations and have taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Cost-Effective: The course is designed to minimize travel expenses and time away from work.

Convenient: Flexible schedules are not only an attractive option, but a necessary for busy professionals.

Networking Opportunities: Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.

Audit option: Students have the option to audit a course they have already attended at no charge within one academic year. Interested students must notify the ProDev office requesting to audit a course a minimum of 10 business days prior to the course start date to ensure there is enough seating. Audit students are responsible for their own parking and lunches. New materials will not be provided.

Corporate, Custom Availability: Can be custom-tailored to the needs of your organization to provide skills your workforce can apply immediately as a corporate training if requested.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued if notification is not received seven business days prior to the first day of class. Registrants who cancel will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee, if we receive written notification a minimum of seven business days prior to the first day of class.