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College of Business & Management

Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Specialization

As data floods the workplace, defining businesses and determining success, there's an increasing demand for prepared individuals with the right business intelligence management skills who can make effective use of analytic tools and manage, oversee and evaluate business intelligence. In fact, job openings in specialized technology, which include business intelligence analysis, are expected to grow by 30% between 2008 and 2018.1 With a Business Intelligence and Analytics Management specialization, you'll be prepared to succeed in growing careers related to data management, strategy, analysis, development and administration.

Follow a career track in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management by choosing this specialization when you earn one of the following bachelor's degrees from DeVry University in:

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Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Courses

When you specialize your business degree in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management, your coursework may include these career-enhancing courses:

  • Managerial Applications of Business Analytics – This course examines major themes of business intelligence and business analytics. Through case studies, students explore how analytics impact organizational management in today's data-rich environment.
  • Applied Business Analytics – This course examines use of optimized modeling techniques, including break-even analysis, optimization modeling, sensitivity analysis, linear programming, network models, regression, time series analysis, decision-making under uncertainty and simulation models.
  • Database Concepts in Business Intelligence – This course explores designing, developing, implementing and using a database to derive business intelligence solutions. Topics include roles, responsibilities, object relational impedance mismatch, data warehousing, online analytical processing and implementation of data mining tools.
  • Introduction to Internet Analytics – This course focuses on analyzing and interpreting data to support decision-making for planning and performance assessment. Students are introduced to data sources such as web logs, big data, social data, common key performance indicators and Internet analytics tools.
  • Operations Strategy – This course introduces operations management and examines the products-to-services spectrum in terms of various transformation processes. In addition, the course considers how operations strategy relates to other organization functions and focuses on all strategic areas of analytic decision-making.
  • Operations Analysis – This course provides students with a working knowledge of numerical models used as decision-making tools in operations practice.
  • Business Analysis – This course introduces tasks and techniques used to systematically understand the structure, operations, processes and purposes of an organization. Approaches to needs assessment, data collection, elicitation, analysis and synthesis are covered.

To learn more about required and elective courses, request information or see the undergraduate academic catalog.

1 "Business Intelligence Analyst Jobs: Career Options and Requirements", http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/business-intelligence-bi-organizing-categorizing-and-accessing-data.html