Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College
The Master’s in Business Analytics program at the Carlson School teaches students how to extract insights with creative data analysis, and then apply the results in real business settings. The backbone of analytics is the theory of statistics in general and data mining in particular and these two key areas as two different subjects across two consecutive semesters to ensure that students have the time to imbibe and absorb the nuances of theory and have a strong foundation to build upon.
With almost 5 years of work experience in IT industries, I had gained both functional and technical expertise and wanted to expand my skill set to harness the knowledge hidden within the exponentially growing data to solve practical business problems.
Here is a list of potential online businesses you can start: blogging, affiliate marketing, elearning business selling online courses , create a channel on YouTube, become an author and sell books on Amazon and the Kindle, or become a freelancer or a local concierge.
Marketing involves the strategic planning of a business (or other organizational provider) through to every aspect of customer engagement, including market reserach, product development, branding, advertising and promotion, methods of selling, customer service, and extending to the acquisition or development of new businesses.
But they also need to understand that even if their idea has problems, there’s often a good opportunity buried within it. They need to talk to people and continue tweaking and transforming it. In the process, they encounter setbacks, rethink their approach, try again and redefine what they’re doing.
The BBA program then gives you the flexibility to complete your degree full-time within 8 to 12 months (depending on previous transfer credits from other institutes), or you can choose to begin your career and finish your degree part-time, usually within two to three years.
Kent Business School have partnered with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the leading professional body for marketers worldwide, to give you the unique opportunity to gain highly sought after CIM qualifications alongside the MSc in Marketing through their Graduate Gateway.
If you start a business in an industry where you do not want to be or have no interest in, you may not find yourself being fulfilled, nor find the strength to make it through the various business challenges and the difficult stages throughout the life of the business.
Torres worked in the financial services industry, first as a registered representative with Dean Witter Reynolds and then with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, both in San Francisco, CA. He later served as Executive VP of Investments at the D/A Financial Group in Orinda, CA, and was Principle of Max Torres Co. in Walnut Creek, CA.
Building a business plan isn’t that easy but it can determine how easy it will be for you to get the funds your business needs, if you can come up with a professional and comprehensive business plan you will end up gaining attention from many people.
This program is a blend of statistics, simulation, operations research, real business-based experiential projects and business skills, which shall help me grow as a leader with a clear vision and with ability to anticipate and embrace the changes; build on competencies and strengths while filling gaps in capabilities; be flexible and diversify risks.