Introduction to Business Analytics

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Business Analytics

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE

    In this course students get an understanding of the contents and the objectives of the Business Analytics curriculum. There are lectures on relevant aspects of business administration, and through 2 cases students learn to see the connections between the different scientific fields. Also computer and communication skills are part of the course.

    COURSE CONTENT
    Through 2 company visits students get introduced to companies having business analytics questions. In each company a case is presented that students solve in a couple of weeks. They hand in different reports and finish with a poster presentation for lecturers and business executives. Parallel to this there are lectures by specialists on different topics in business administration to give the business context to business analytics problems.

    FORM OF TUITION
    Lectures on business administration by specialists on different topics. Business visits and scheduled time to work on solving the cases.

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Written reports and poster presentations for the business cases and a written exam for the business administration lectures.

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