Python for Business Analytics

2 credit hours

This 25-hour course introduces students to one of the world’s most widely used and in-demand programming languages and its specific applications to business analytics.

Designed for professionals who want to build strong technical skills, establish a competitive edge and make smarter business decisions using data, this course will teach students how to:

  • Apply programmatic logic to complex business problems in areas such as finance, operations and marketing.
  • Use technical knowledge to lead and manage teams in today’s evolving digital economy.
  • Leverage state-of-the-art tools and powerful, open-source Python libraries to clean, analyze and visualize data.

Python is used in a wide range of fields, including web development, data science, fin-tech, health care and more. With Python, marketers can scrape online sources to determine consumer sentiment, analysts can automate tasks and run advanced models, and programmers can export their code across different applications. Compared with other programming languages, it is also relatively easy to learn—and a powerful skill to master in the modern business landscape.