Business Analytics, Certificate | Part time online | Harvard Business School Online | United States
2 months
1750 USD/full
1750 USD/full
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The Business Analytics course from Harvard Business School Online will help demystify data and strengthen your analytical skills. Beginning with basic descriptive statistics and progressing to regression analysis, you’ll implement analytical techniques in Excel and apply fundamental quantitative methods to real business problems.


College Students and Recent Graduates

  • Prepare for your next opportunity by learning how to apply basic statistics to real business problems.

Those Considering Graduate School

  • Strengthen your analytical skills before pursuing an MBA or other graduate program.

Mid-Career Professionals

  • Develop a data mindset to make more informed business decisions and advance your career.

Harvard Business School Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. Immerse yourself in real challenges faced by business leaders across a variety of industries—from how to accurately predict home video sales based on box office performance to forecasting staffing needs for a hotel front desk. You’ll wrestle with the same issues and imperfect information, while problem-solving and interacting with fellow learners from around the world.

What you'll learn on this Business Analytics course at Harvard Business School Online:

  • Interpret data to inform business decisions
  • Recognize trends, detect outliers, and summarize data sets
  • Analyze relationships between variables
  • Develop and test hypotheses
  • Craft sound survey questions and draw conclusions from population samples
  • Implement regression analysis and other analytical techniques in Excel

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Describing and Summarizing Data
  • Sampling and Estimation
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Single Variable Linear Regression
  • Multiple Regression

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The easy online application is free, and no special documentation is required. 
  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, proficient in English, and committed to learning and engaging with fellow participants throughout the course. 
  • We confirm enrollment eligibility within one week of your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    1750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • June start: $1750
  • August start: $1850


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