The new executive certificate program is designed for business leaders, including MBA graduates, seeking to modernize their analytics skills and learn new ways to analyze, interpret and take advantage of increasingly complex data across all industries. Digital technologies are becoming pervasive in all types of organizations, leading to an explosion in the velocity, variety, and volume of data being generated and consumed by the enterprise and its stakeholders. Executives need to be fluent in how to effectively leverage data and analytics to drive business impact in both the organization's business and operating model.
Program participants get exposed to cutting edge research on how data-driven business analytics impacts strategy, operations, marketing, people management and leadership. At the same time they develop core skills in the fundamentals of analytics, software design and architecture, and data science to be able to take advantage of the opportunities that exist in a data-centric business environment.
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"Our partnership with Harvard, one of the world's most revered educational institutions, to jointly deliver a truly innovative business certificate is a powerful example of 2U's leadership in working with universities to deliver programs that provide working professionals the skills they need to succeed in today's technology and data driven economy," said Christopher "Chip" Paucek, 2U CEO and co-founder.
The program will provide a flexible, top-flight online learning experience, eliminating the need for students to relocate in order to pursue business studies. The first cohort of students is expected start classes in
The Harvard Business Analytics Certificate Program will match the high quality and rigorous standards of other
For more information, visit analytics.hbs.edu.
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