Introduction to Business Analytics
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
In this course students get an understanding of the contents and the objectives of the Business Analytics curriculum. There are lectures on relevant aspects of business administration, and through 2 cases students learn to see the connections between the different scientific fields. Also computer and communication skills are part of the course.
Through 2 company visits students get introduced to companies having business analytics questions. In each company a case is presented that students solve in a couple of weeks. They hand in different reports and finish with a poster presentation for lecturers and business executives. Parallel to this there are lectures by specialists on different topics in business administration to give the business context to business analytics problems.
FORM OF TUITION
Lectures on business administration by specialists on different topics. Business visits and scheduled time to work on solving the cases.
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
Written reports and poster presentations for the business cases and a written exam for the business administration lectures.
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