Mendoza School of Business

Certificate in Business Analytics

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Elevate your inner Data Analyst

Making business analytics accessible to everyone is a goal of the 2 ½-day program, Certificate in Business Analytics. The University of Notre Dame faculty understand the unique needs of working professionals in business. The curriculum of this program has been designed with you in mind.

Like many of the other non-degree, certificate programs offered through the Stayer Center for Executive Education, the Certificate in Business Analytics attracts individuals who bring a variety of experience levels and who represent a cross-section of business disciplines. Whatever discipline you represent, analytics can help you take the problems that you’re trying to solve and help you to apply data-driven models for informed decisions.

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Highlights: Your Student Experience

For a stronger grasp on data science – even if you are not seeking a degree in analytics – you will find that this certificate program offers just the knowledge you need to lead, develop, and execute data-driven strategies.

Designed for you.

You’re an experienced professional and already know a lot about business, which is why this program builds on that foundation to help you get the most of your certification.

We’re serious about management.

Stay challenged and focused with our world-class instructional team, whose experience and understanding of management is second to none.

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Implement changes at your workplace immediately.

Easily transition your new skills and business acumen into your everyday work life - plus you’ll impress your whole team.

Elevate Your Career

This program is more than just a certification. By taking this program through the University of Notre Dame, you’ll gain access to all kinds of behind the scenes action. We pride ourselves in offering not only the programs, courses, and curriculum for you to succeed, but the extra support and guidance after the fact.

Be the front-runner of your peers. The knowledge and skills you’ll accumulate during this certification program will help move you up the ladder when it comes to career opportunities.

Go ahead, reach out to that instructor or go to that event. We’re here to help and encourage you to take advantage of all opportunities to network and build your contact list – after all, you could be one of those sought out individuals one day.

Your Life as a Student

As a student of the Executive Management Certification, you’ll be privy to all things Notre Dame. And trust us – it’s pretty cool. The resources, the campus events, the pride, and so much more.

  • Flexible Schedule – Since this is a part-time program, there’s plenty of time to enjoy the happenings of campus events, student gatherings, and more. Even if you’re still working – there’s something for everyone. Check out the schedule of events.
  • Meet People Just Like You – Taking your education to the next level is a great time to meet and collaborate with people in your shoes, helping improve your confidence and communication skills.
  • Ongoing Professional Development – Stay abreast of Notre Dame events to help you further your connections and knowledge in the management world.

What You’ll Learn

In the Certificate in Business Analytics, the instructors will teach you how to communicate effectively with data scientists and executives alike. You’ll get insight on how to represent data visually in order to spot trends, how to use both predictive analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to make better decisions, how to identify ideal candidates for data analytics positions, and much more.


Registration for the Certificate in Business Analytics is open to all interested candidates, though we recommend registrants to have a basic understanding of business in order to enhance their experience in the program. For both the full certificate or individual modules, it’s best to register at least three weeks prior to the start of that given module to allow enough time to complete the reading assignments before the program. Exceptions are made to this depending on the specific module and circumstance.

Key Dates

Program start – Oct. 15-17, 2019


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Participation Fee

(See the online enrollment form for Early Bird pricing and deadlines.)

  • For-profit organization: $2795
  • Nonprofit organization: $2235

Please note that lodging is not included. The full fee is due prior to the start of the program. Cancellations must be submitted three weeks prior to the start of a session or you will be subject to the full fee.

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Upon the successful completion of this program, you will receive a document certifying that you completed the program. The document will not qualify as an academic credential, and you will not earn any academic credit from the University. Though you will be enrolled in the Executive Education Certificate Program, you will not be considered a student at the University, and completion of the program will not make you eligible for alumni status from the University of Notre Dame.