ONLINE MBA IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS
Dig deep into the rapidly growing field of data analytics with the University of Mount Union’s online MBA in business analytics. Gain industry-relevant skills in data evaluation and assessment while developing hands-on tools of analysis and interpretation that will set you apart as an innovative problem-solver and game-changing decision-makers.
Courses in Business Analytics
With an online MBA in business analytics, you can balance your professional commitments with a degree program that equips you to develop solutions, take charge of strategic planning processes and optimize business operations. The convenient seven-week course structure (two courses per term) has start dates in May, August, and January, and you can tailor your program schedule around your professional and personal calendars.
Business Analytics and Intelligence
Data has become an important strategic asset to gain and maintain competitive advantage for many organizations. This course provides a conceptual and practical overview of analytical tools, techniques and practices used to support data-driven decision-making in an organization. The course will cover up-to-date and practical spreadsheet modeling tools, which can be applied to a wide variety of business problems in finance, marketing and operations. Topics to be covered include simulation modeling techniques to analyze risk and uncertainties in business environments; optimization techniques to guide managerial actions under internally- and/or externally-imposed constraints; and real-world applications and cases.
Operations Management (OM) is the design, operation, analysis and improvement of the systems that create and deliver products/services to the economy. This course will focus on development of fundamental OM concepts, analysis of systems and management decision-making relative to the delivery of products and services. The course will cover a wide range of topics including forecasting, operations strategy, process mapping and design, queuing theory, inventory management, lean manufacturing and revenue management. There will be an emphasis on developing analytical and strategic thinking skills and techniques crucial for managing 21st-century operations in service, manufacturing and government organizations.
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