Predictive Analytics for Business
Learn to apply predictive analytics and business intelligence to solve real-world business problems
At 10 hrs/week
May 15, 2019
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Algebra, Descriptive Statistics, and Excel
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Why Take This Nanodegree Program?
Business Analysts are in high demand. In this program, you’ll learn to apply predictive analytics and business intelligence to solve real-world business problems. You’ll do so by building fluency in two leading software packages: Alteryx, a tool that enables you to prepare and analyze data quickly; and Tableau, a powerful data visualization tool. Upon graduating from the program, you’ll be ready to apply for a wide array of Business Analyst roles.
The Global Business Analytics Market is expected to reach $71.1billion by 2022!
Advanced Analytics Without Programming
Business analysts equipped with the latest analytical techniques bring tremendous value to an organization, enabling companies to take action with confidence. Through this program, you’ll build proficiency in business intelligence and predictive analytics, and you won’t need programming experience to do it!
Real-world Projects, World-Class Curriculum
We’ve partnered with leading companies to build a world-class curriculum that includes working on real-world, business analytics projects. Each project is an opportunity to approach a common business problem, analyze the data, and provide a recommended solution.
Advance your Career
The Predictive Analytics for Business Nanodegree program is designed to ensure your long-term success in the field. The skills you learn will prepare you for jobs in predictive and business analytics, and you’ll be ready to deliver immediate value to any organization. We will support you throughout your learning journey; from gaining valuable technical and career skills, to landing your dream job.
Business Analysts are in high demand. Create your professional portfolio with Udacity and open up a world of opportunities. Our hiring partners are eager to meet you.
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Work with experienced careers professionals for tailored advice on how to improve your search and impress recruiters. Including feedback on your LinkedIn and professional brand.
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What You Will Learn
Predictive Analytics for Business
Learn to apply predictive analytics and business intelligence to solve real-world business problems.
3 months to complete
Students who enroll should be familiar with algebra and descriptive statistics and have experience working with data in Excel. Working knowledge of SQL and Tableau is a plus, but not required.See detailed requirements.
Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics
In this course, we give you a framework to help you organize and plan your analytical approach. We also introduce both simple Linear Regression and Multiple Linear Regression.
PREDICT SALES FOR A CATALOG LAUNCH
Data Wrangling is at the core of all data activity. In this course you learn how to work with different data types,dirty data, and outliers. You will also learn how to reformat data and join data from different sources together.
CREATE AN ANALYTICAL DATASET
Classification models are a powerful tool for business analyst. In this course, you learn more about binary and non-binary classification models and how to use them to drive business insights.
PREDICT LOAN DEFAULT RISK
Helping businesses make the best decisions is an essential part of Business Analysis. Planning and executing the analysis of an AB test allow you to provide confident recommendations. In this course, you learn how to create, execute, and analyze an AB test.
A/B TEST A MENU LAUNCH
Time Series Forecasting
Time Series Forecasting is a powerful analytical tool. In this course, you learn how ETS and ARIMA models are used to forecast data and how they deal with trends and seasonality. These skills will be evaluated in the final project.
Segmentation and Clustering
Segmentation and Clustering are effective methods for finding patterns in your data. In this course, you learn how to prepare data to be clustered appropriately and interpret results.
COMBINE PREDICTIVE TECHNIQUES
NEED TO PREPARE?
To prepare for this program, we recommend that you take Udacity’s Business Analytics Nanodegreeprogram to learn Excel, SQL, and Tableau.
— DEAN STOECKER, CEO, ALTERYX
Learn with the best
Patrick Nussbaumer is Technical Activation Director at Alteryx, Inc. Prior to Alteryx, Patrick has spent the past 20 years in a variety of roles focused on data analysis, telecommunications, and financial services industries.
Ben Burkholder is a senior solution engineer at Alteryx, Inc. In this role he works extensively with clients to help develop plans to solve complex business problems around data preparation, geospatial analysis, and predictive analytics.
Maureen Wolfson is a Solution Engineer at Alteryx, Inc. She has more than 20 years of data analysis expertise specializing in data, customer and geospatial analysis.
Rod Light is a Solutions Engineer Practice Lead at Alteryx, where he helps customers and prospects design data analytics solutions for their businesses using Alteryx.