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Nanodegree Program

Predictive Analytics for Business

Learn to apply predictive analytics and business intelligence to solve real-world business problems

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  • Time
    3 Months

    Study 10 hrs/week and complete in 3 months

  • Classroom Opens
    January 8, 2019
  • Prerequisites
    Algebra, Descriptive Statistics & Excel

    See prerequisites in detail

  • Language
    English

    Learning material and communication in English

In Collaboration With
  • Alteryx
  • Tableau

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.


Why Take This Nanodegree Program?

Global business analytics market is expected to reach $71.1 billion by 2022!

Advanced Analytics Without Programming

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

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.Designed to prepare you for career success in predictive and business analytics.

Hiring PartnersMeet Top Companies

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.Create your portfolio and open up a world of opportunities.

Succeed with RecruitersSucceed with Recruiters

Work with experienced careers professionals for tailored advice on how to improve your search and impress recruiters. Including feedback on your LinkedIn, GitHub, and professional brand.Work with career professionals to impress recruiters

Build a Great NetworkBuild a Great Network

40,000+ highly-skilled grads make up your new career community. Ready to collaborate, share referrals, or hire your own team? The Udacity Alumni Network is here for you!40,000+ highly-skilled grads make up your new career community.

What You Will Learn

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Predictive Analytics for Business

Learn to apply predictive analytics and business intelligence to solve real-world business problems.

Learn to analyze data, create dashboards, and build predictive models.

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3 months to complete

Prerequisite Knowledge

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

    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

    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
  • A/B Testing

    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
The combination of software platforms like Alteryx and education platforms like Udacity amplify human intelligence. This program helps analysts know what kinds of questions to ask and what models to build. It elevates careers and provides people with an economic backbone that they can take to the bank.
— Dean Stoker, CEO, Alteryx

Learn with the best

Patrick Nussbaumer
Patrick Nussbaumer

Instructor

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
Ben Burkholder

Instructor

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
Maureen Wolfson

Instructor

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
Rod Light

Instructor

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.

Tony Moses
Tony Moses

Instructor

Tony Moses is a Solutions Engineer at Alteryx, Inc. He works with customers to help develop plans to solve complex business problems around data preparation, geospatial analysis and predictive analytics.

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Learn now, pay later

To make it even easier to learn, you can finance your Nanodegree through Affirm.

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    Easy monthly payments

    As low as US$84 per month at 0% APR.

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  • Finance

    Flexible Payments

    Pay your monthly bill using a bank transfer, check, or debit card.

Predictive Analytics for Business
$999 USD

total

Learn to apply predictive analytics and business intelligence to solve real-world business problems

Predictive Analytics for Business