Business and Leadership
Continuing & Professional Education

Course Series
in Analytics for Business

Part-time, in-class or online study tailored for:

  • business analysts
  • content developers
  • business advisors
  • marketing specialists
  • project managers

In its lat­est Future of Jobs Report, the World Eco­nom­ic Forum iden­ti­fied big data ana­lyt­ics as the top tech­nol­o­gy adop­tion trend for orga­ni­za­tions in North America.

Orga­ni­za­tions gen­er­ate a wealth of data through their every­day oper­a­tions. Min­ing through that data to extract mean­ing­ful infor­ma­tion can be a daunt­ing task if you don’t have the exper­tise or the right tools to do it. That’s what ana­lyt­ics is about: chang­ing data into knowl­edge and turn­ing knowl­edge into action.

This series is designed for mid-lev­el man­age­ment who are devel­op­ing and imple­ment­ing new busi­ness ana­lyt­ics with­in their orga­ni­za­tion. Stu­dents may come from a wide range of employ­ment sec­tors, includ­ing pri­vate, gov­ern­men­tal, and edu­ca­tion­al organizations.

In the Ana­lyt­ics for Busi­ness series, you will acquire an over­all under­stand­ing of ana­lyt­ics and how you can apply it to improve deci­sion-mak­ing with­in your orga­ni­za­tion. Through a set of three work­shops, you will exam­ine the key con­cepts and the unique skills required to devel­op and exe­cute strate­gies in busi­ness analytics.


No prerequisites or entrance requirements.

2-day workshops

A note about COVID-19 measures

If you see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format—but not the program. Winter, Spring, and Summer 2021 courses have been converted to remote delivery platforms. Register for a course online or apply to a program via email, and keep learning!

  • Can be completed in 3 months
  • Pay as you go
Earn a Series Record of Achievement
in Analytics for Business

Start today – no need to apply for admission

  • Tuition is paid on a course-by-course basis as you reg­is­ter for your classes.
  • Some cours­es require a text­book at an addi­tion­al cost.
  • Eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant.
  • Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
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