Launch your career in Business and Data Analytics with a certificate in Foundations for Data Analytics. The program is 2 months long and its 3-hour long classes take place on weekday evenings and weekends.
Does your business have a challenging problem to solve? Are you seeking data-driven insights about your organization? If so, submit your project proposal today. We look forward to co-creating value with you!
WHO WE ARE
The Center for Business Analytics (CBA) in the Milgard School of Business at University of Washington Tacoma serves as a catalyst for research, education and innovation. It advances the use of "analytics", "big data" and "smart machines" for actionable insights and business decision-making. The CBA draws on the expertise of the Milgard School's faculty in Accounting, Business Analytics & Operations, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing. The Center works directly with corporate partners to identify, frame and study critical business issues and opportunities.
To help individuals, businesses, and our community grow and succeed in the global digital economy by providing actionable insights from big data for data-driven business decision-making.
We lead community engagement
We lead community engagement at UW Tacoma, hosting nearly 60community engagement projects in the past four years.
We connect students, academics, and industry professionals
We connect students, academics, and industry professionals, giving them a space to combine their strengths and solve issues while benefitting each other in the process.
We foster data-driven innovation in UWT
We not only serve degree and non-degree programs in the field of Data and Analytics, but also the entire UWT campus to foster data-driven approaches and innovation.
We prioritize experiential learning
We prioritize project-based hands-on learning and help students gain industry experience during their education through Applied Projects.
With its renowned research faculty, the Center for Business Analytics (CBA) designs and conducts cutting-edge analytics research that delivers business insights to organizations and academic progress to faculty and the CBA. We follow a problem-focused research approach to solve existing problems, create new opportunities, and improve the performance of organizations.
We partner with businesses and organizations who want to create solutions to challenging problems or are seeking data-driven insights. We facilitate collaboration between our partners, students, faculty, researchers, and organizations to create mutually beneficial learning environments.
The Data and Analytics Academy offers Degree and Professional Development programs in business and data analytics. Our programs are designed to be flexible and work-compatible, giving you the freedom to pursue any pathway you choose and advance your career in this high-demand field.
The Analytics Innovations Hub is a one-stop location where industry and academia intersect to create advancements in data and analytics. The AI Hub aims to connect students, academics, and industry professionals so that they can combine their strengths and solve issues while benefitting each other in the process.
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