Analytics for Business Decision Making - 386
- Executive course delivery (afternoons/evenings) with a mix of face-to-face, self-directed, and live online courses.
- Diverse class cohort that integrates domestic and international students.
- No prior programming or statistics experience necessary, the program starts with the foundations.
- Industry-agnostic education means skills are applicable to any industry.
- Applied skills development with industry-standard techniques and software including Cognos Analytics, SPSS Modeler, OpenRefine, Tableau, R, Python, and more.
- Potential to work with real businesses using their data on individual and team-based projects.
- Free registration in Higher Education Analytics Data (HEAD) Competition.
- Capstone Project to integrate program courses.
- Work as part of a team in our own data analytics competition.
- Face-to-face workshops and industry networking opportunities.
This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) program. See Laptop Requirements under Additional Information.
What you'll learn
- Analyze and interpret digital information.
- Case study problem solving and analysis.
- Understand key analytical, modeling, statistical and programming tools.
- Use of business intelligence and data analytics software with a focus on data identification, consolidation, communication, reporting, manipulation and trending.
- Management techniques for data analytics projects.
- Presentation and communication skills.
- How to become a Certified Analytics Professional.
As a recognized IBM Premier Academic Initiative participant, we are pleased to offer the following Learn@IBM courses embedded within the program. Students can earn globally-recognized IBM Digital Badges for in-demand skills.
IBM Predictive Analytics Modeler
Learn the essential analytics models to collect and analyze data efficiently. The Predictive Analytics Modeler will use tools for market research and data mining in order to predict problems and improve outcomes.
IBM Business Intelligence Analyst
Explore report building techniques using relational data models. Enhance, customize and manage reports including Active reports and functionality.
1 academic year (period of 8 months)
New! Interested in studying two, 1 year programs? Now you can apply once and be admitted into the two programs of your choice. Available for international students only, more information can found on the International Twinning page.
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Learn about program delivery terms.
- An Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, or University Degree
- Other equivalent post-secondary experience or qualifications alongside relevant industry-related experience will be considered by Mohawk College
- See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:
- Successful completion of the GAS-English for Academic Purposes (478 or 278) program
- TOEFL minimum score of 560 (83 Internet based)
- or IELTS Academic minimum score of 6.5 overall with no band less than 6.0
- More information about acceptable certificates, can be found on the International Admission Requirements
Tuition and Fees
2023 - 2024 Domestic Tuition and Fees
|Description||Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Compulsory Ancillary Fees||$814.66||$758.46|
|Compulsory Program Fees||$0.00||$0.00|
|Total Domestic Charges Per Semester||$3,096.58||$3,040.38|
|Total 1st Year Fees||$6,136.96|
Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.
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2023 - 2024 International Tuition and Fees
|Description||Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee||$8,795.00||$8,795.00|
|Program Compulsory Fees||$0.00||$0.00|
|International Tax Recovery||$450.00||$375.00|
|Total International Per Semester||$9,245.00||$9,170.00|
|Total 1st Year Fees||$18,415.00|
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Course Overview & Descriptions
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How you'll gain skills
- Demonstrate cumulative program knowledge through a capstone research project.
- Test and apply course concepts in our computer labs and on your own device through integrated software training.
- Participate in an analytics competition as part of a team.
Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.
In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.
Your future career options
- Data Scientist
- Advanced Analytics Professional
- Data Analyst
- Business Analyst
- Business Intelligence Professional
Where you could work includes:
- Tech Industry
- Sports and Entertainment
Opportunities for grads
- Certified Analytics Professional credential.
- Certification in Business Data Analytics from IIBA.
Pathways to Mohawk
If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk.
Pathways within Mohawk
If you have successfully completed one of the following programs at Mohawk, you may be eligible to receive transfer credit in this program. *
- Architectural Technician
- Business - Accounting
- Business - Marketing
- Business - Financial Services
- Civil Engineering Technician
- Advertising & Marketing Communication Management
- Business Administration - Accounting
- Business Administration - Human Resources
- Mechanical Engineering Technology
- Business Analysis
- International Business Management
- Global Business Management - Family Enterprise (International Only)
We offer a diverse range of programs to further your studies within Mohawk following completion of this program. *
This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.
Pathways beyond Mohawk
See ontransfer.ca for additional opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.
Search the Mohawk Transfer Database for opportunities outside of Ontario.
Domestic Canadian Students
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