Learn advanced skills and analytics techniques to interpret data, analyse business environments, and develop solutions for authentic problems. Complementing your undergraduate degree in any discipline, Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Business Analytics is designed to provide you with the most up-to-date skills for business performance analysis.
Businesses and governments now have access to massive volumes of data and require skills and expertise to analyse this information for strategic decision making. This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to build predictive models and use data mining tools with ‘big data’. You’ll get the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with one of the most widely used predictive analytics software tools globally.
Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Business Analytics is a collaborative education program developed with industry. You’ll be trained with a broad skill set that enables you to develop analytics based solutions for business.
The course introduces you to a range of internationally-recognised business intelligence and analytics tools and you’ll have access to analytics certification programs by market leaders IBM, SAS and Microsoft.
You’ll find out how to take data driven, evidence-based approaches to business decision making and business performance analysis. Plus, you’ll get an understanding of business metrics and the analytical techniques that transform both structured and unstructured data into meaningful information for the purpose of decision making and understanding and reviewing business performance.
Other skills you’ll develop include problem solving, business metrics, and quantitative reasoning so that you can review business performance to find problems or areas of opportunities, and identify patterns and trends in data using descriptive analytics. You’ll also learn how information and communication technologies (ICT) investments including business analytics generate value for a business.
On completion of the Graduate Diploma of Business Analytics you will have developed a broad set of business analytic skills highly sought after in every industry sector, particularly within professional services firms and government.
The course allows articulation into Deakin’s Masters of Business Analytics.
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