Certificate in Business Data Analytics
Certificate in Business Data Analytics (12 Hrs.)
The course will introduce the core concepts of machine learning, with an emphasis on the computational, statistical and mathematical foundations of the field. We will study models for both supervised learning and unsupervised learning, introducing these models alongside foundational machine learning concepts, such as maximum likelihood estimation, regularization, information theory, and gradient-based optimization. The course concludes with a brief introduction to neural networks and deep learning.
Prerequisite: MGMT 6603 Business Analytics for Decision Making, and INSY 6103 IT Fundamentals or permission of CIS Program Director
Study of database management concepts and techniques. Emphasis on data modeling using relational data models. Discussion and application of SQL to develop and query databases. Additional topics include database administration on common database platforms such as Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL. Remote data access and management using client-server, distributed, and Internet-hosted databases.
Prerequisite: INSY 6103 Information Technology Fundamentals or permission of CIS Program Director