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Diploma in Big Data Business Analytics


Big Data is certainly a trending term in IT, but it has little to do with IT, as you'll soon discover when you take this five-course program, which focuses on real-world business applications for Big Data. Science is fascinating but solving business challenges with Big Data pays the bills, big time. Finishing this program means you will:

  • Learn how to design a Big Data science project of your own using data from social networks, sensors, weblogs and more
  • Be ready to take your place as a fully qualified member of a Big Data team

And as if that weren't enough, remember the Harvard Business Review called Data Scientist "the sexiest job of the 21st century."

To succeed, you will be required to do 5-10 hours of work per week outside of class time. Those with little to no prior knowledge will require more time to gain familiarity with the concepts. Note that this is an online, synchronous program.

Your takeaways

This diploma is a great way to help you:

  • Discover and understand business cases from Big Data projects in diverse industries;
  • Identify potential data to analyze from internal and external sources;
  • Collect and transform data from social networks;
  • Learn how to clean and transform data with an ETL tool;
  • Learn the fundamentals of NoSQL and Hadoop;
  • Analyze data through a visual process;
  • Visualize data with best-in-class data visualization tools;
  • Learn graphical grammar;
  • Create stories to share your insights.

Program courses

To get this diploma, students must complete the 5 courses listed below:

Create your program path

If you want to complete this program as efficiently as possible, or if you are looking to build a schedule that best suits your needs, please contact us at; we will be happy to have a discussion with you. For course descriptions, schedules and registration click on the above course links.

Our approach

In this program, you'll gain real-world knowledge, experience and insights through lectures from experienced pros who'll show you the ropes. Learn through hands-on projects that will focus on the acquisition of practical, real-world skills and not just theory. You'll be taught by industry pros using the latest technologies and software. You can't get skills like this on YouTube.

Who benefits most?

  • Anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of Big Data.
  • Students who want to work in Big Data / Data Science for a large- or medium-sized company.
  • Students who want to create their own start-up in Data Science / Big Data.
  • Employees in the business-intelligence field who want to upgrade their skills or broaden their horizons.
  • Employees or students who want to become Data Scientists.
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