ENROLL IN OUR BUSINESS ANALYTICS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Want to advance your build analytics skills, develop a professional analytics portfolio and get real world analytics experience?
Our online Business Analytics certificate program prepares you to support any organization’s success through data-driven insights.
WHAT IS A BUSINESS ANALYST?
WHAT IS A BUSINESS ANALYST AND WHAT DO THEY DO?
Business Analysts help maximize a business’s effectiveness through data-driven decisions. They use data to identify issues in virtually any part of an organization, including IT processes, organizational structures and staff development. Business analysts often work closely with others throughout the business hierarchy to communicate their findings and help implement changes.
The more you learn about business analytics, the more capable you’ll be in making informed decisions, increasing revenue and improving operational efficiency. If you enjoy helping people, asking questions, solving problems and working independently, a career as a business analyst could be a good fit.
WHAT OUR STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY
“The case studies in the Greensboro College’s Analytics Certification Program helped me develop real world analytics skills. Working through Excel, Power BI and Tableau helped make analytics concepts much easier to understand. I now feel ready to start my career as an analyst.”
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE PROGRAM
The demand for business analysts has increased in recent years and is projected to continue. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the job outlook for business analysts (also known as a management analyst) is projected to grow 14% through 2030, faster than average out of all the occupations. About 99,400 openings are projected for each year.
The BLS reports the median annual wage for a business analyst in 2021 was $93,000, and the highest 10% earned more than $163,760.
Certificate and Licensing
Greensboro College has partnered with Silvertone Analytics to offer the Business Analytics Certificate Program. Silvertone Analytics provides the learning platform, instructors, mentors, materials, directs and guides every aspect of this program, while Greensboro College awards your certificate of completion and non-credit transcripts for future employers, personal use and for academic admissions.
The program is split into three sections: a business analytics course, a business analytics apprenticeship and a business analytics personal branding project. In order to move on from the business analytics course to the apprenticeship and personal branding components of the program, participants must pass a thorough assessment exam.
Upon completion of this business analytics certificate program, you’ll have learned a number of skills, including:
- Building foundations of business analytics.
- Effectively managing data with proper data selection, collection, preparation, and visualization.
- Drawing business insights and effectively communicating data-informed conclusions to the stakeholders at any enterprise.
- Strategically detecting, analyzing and solving critical business challenges using statistics, social media analytics, and enterprise analytics.
- Solving unique problems and strengthen your analytics knowledge by working on a real analytics consulting project and report directly to an executive team.
STUDENT SUCCESS CASE
Gavin Increased his salary by 52%
Gavin was in the first Greensboro College Analytics Apprenticeship Cohort. He has a background in sales and sales management but wanted to make a career change due to reaching a ceiling in his previous career path. During the program Gavin worked extremely hard to develop his analytics skills which in turn payed off. By the completion of the program he had landed 15 interviews which led to 2 job offers, one of which he accepted.