Business Intelligence

 

Certificate of Accomplishment

Business Intelligence Analyst

Program Updated: The requirements for this program have been updated for 2016 – 2017.
Please review the changes and consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

Brief Description

The certificate in Business Intelligence Analyst is designed to prepare students for entry-level Business Intelligence (BI) positions in a variety of industries. Students gain skills using BI tools to analyze and report on data in a BI environment, and serve as team members on business intelligence and data warehousing projects. This is an advanced certificate designed for students who have knowledge of relational database theory, and requires a prerequisite of ENGL& 101 with a C or better. The Database Analyst Certificate of Accomplishment may be applied to earn this certificate.

Learning Outcomes

Certificate recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Develop a dimensional model for a business process
  • Implement a simple dimensional model by creating a data mart or a data warehouse that satisfies accepted practices
  • Create a multidimensional database using a data mart and/or a data warehouse as a data source
  • Create and manipulate On Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) objects that satisfy stated requirements
  • Create complex reports using data from a multidimensional database that satisfy stated requirements
  • Create reports using data from a multidimensional database that satisfy stated requirements

Program Requirements

Completion Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for this degree [PDF]

Requirements

Core Coursework

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
BUSIT 103 SQL Fundamentals 5
BUSIT 105 Introduction to Business Intelligence 5
BUSIT 115 Data Mining I 5
BUSIT 209 Data Visualization 5
Choose 5 credits from the following: 5
BA 240 Statistical Analysis (5 Cr)
MATH 130 Introduction to Statistics (5 Cr)

Certificate of Accomplishment:
Intermediate Business Intelligence Analyst

Program Updated: The requirements for this program have been updated for 2016 – 2017.
Please review the changes and consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

Brief Description

The Intermediate Business Intelligence Analyst Certificate of Accomplishment will prepare students for entry and mid-level Business Intelligence (BI) positions in a variety of industries. Students use state-of the-art tools to design and create BI solutions. They design and develop database reports, data warehouses and multi-dimensional databases. Students will also gain skills using BI tools to analyze and report on data in a BI environment, and serve as team members on business intelligence and data warehousing projects.

Prerequisites

  • Database Analyst Certificate of Accomplishment or equivalent skills
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases
  • Math 130 (Introduction to Statistics)

Learning Outcomes

Certificate recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Develop a dimensional model for a business process
  • Implement a simple dimensional model by creating a data mart or a data warehouse that satisfies accepted practices
  • Create a multidimensional database using a data mart and/or a data warehouse as a data source
  • Create and manipulate On Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) objects that satisfy stated requirements
  • Create reports using data from a multidimensional database that satisfy stated requirements
  • Serve as liaison between technical and clinical functions to support users, including training and documenting the use of new technologies.

Completion Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for this certificate [PDF]

Program Requirements

Core Coursework

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
CMST 340 Applied Organizational Communication 5
ISIT 330 Business Intelligence Applications 5
ISIT 334 Data Visualization 5
Choose 15 credits from the following: 15
ISIT 337 Predictive Analytics (5 Cr)
ISIT 338 Data Analyst Techniques (5 Cr)
ISIT 434 Web Analytics (5 Cr)
ISIT 436 Performance Management (5 Cr)

Certificate of Accomplishment:
Intermediate Business Intelligence Developer

Program Updated: The requirements for this program have been updated for 2016 – 2017.
Please review the changes and consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

Brief Description

The Intermediate Business Intelligence Developer Certificate of Accomplishment will prepare students for entry and mid-level Business Intelligence (BI) positions in a variety of industries. Students use state-of the-art tools to design and create BI solutions. They design and develop database reports, data warehouses and multi-dimensional databases. Students will also gain skills using BI tools to analyze and report on data in a BI environment, and serve as team members on business intelligence and data warehousing projects.

Prerequisites

  • Database Report Developer Certificate of Achievement or equivalent skills
  • Experience with software development, SQL and relational databases

Learning Outcomes

Certificate recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Implement a complex dimensional model by creating a data mart or a data warehouse that satisfies accepted practices
  • Create a multidimensional database using a data mart and/or a data warehouse as a data source
  • Create and manipulate advanced On Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) objects that satisfy stated requirements
  • Create complex reports using data from a multidimensional database that satisfy stated requirements
  • Design, create and apply Multi Dimensional (MDX) queries against an OLAP cube
  • Design and create Data Mining models based on a business scenario

Completion Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for this certificate [PDF]

Program Requirements

Core Coursework

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
CMST 340 Applied Organizational Communication 5
ISIT 330 Business Intelligence Applications 5
ISIT 332 Data Warehousing 5
ISIT 334 Data Visualization 5
ISIT 336 Dimensional Modeling 5
ISIT 432 Data Repositories for Analytics 5


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Last Updated October 9, 2015