• Application Deadline
  • 56 days
    Duration
Business Analytics course from Harvard Business School Online will equip you with concrete skills you can apply in your everyday decision-making. Beginning with basic descriptive statistics and progressing to regression analysis, you’ll learn business analytics through real-world examples, from performing A/B testing on a website to using sampling to check warehouse inventory.

About

What you'll learn on this Business Analytics course:

  • 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
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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 56 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      8 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Business Analytics consists of approximately 40 hours of material delivered over an eight-week period. You can complete the coursework on your own time while meeting regular deadlines.

Lecturers

Janice H. Hammond is the Jesse Philips Professor of Manufacturing and Senior Associate Dean for Culture and Community at Harvard Business School. She currently teaches Supply Chain Management in the MBA program and is program chair for the HBS Executive Education International Women’s Foundation and Women’s Leadership Programs.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The easy online application is free. All applicants must be 18 years of age and be proficient in English. Admissions are on a rolling basis with decisions sent within one to two weeks.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
  • National Applies to you

    1500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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