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Business Analytics

The specialization in Business Analytics teaches the use of data and models to support decision making in business. Students learn how to model such relationships as the impact of advertising on sales, how historical data predict stock returns, and how changes in task characteristics can influence time to completion.

Sample Courses:

  • Data Mining for Business Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Decision Models
  • Econometrics
  • Forecasting Time Series Data
  • Introduction to Stochastic Processes
  • Risk Management Systems
  • Trading Strategies and Systems
  • Regression and Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Research for Customer Insights
Please note that this is a selection of courses and is subject to change. 

Especially Applicable to Careers in Consulting, Finance and Marketing such as:

  • Brand Management
  • Internal Consulting
  • Investment Banking
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning

Watch the videos below to learn more about Business Analytics at Stern:

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Professor Kristen Sosulski
The Future of Business: Data Visualization

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Professor Anindya Ghose
The Future of Business: Mobile

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Professor Natalia Levina
The Future of Business: Crowdsourcing & Open Innovation