Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

Digital technologies are an integral and growing component for competitive advantage and effective business operations in the global marketplace. Managers and analysts require the skills and knowledge to leverage a professional profile in the increasingly pervasive digital economy. The era of digital business puts much greater emphasis on data-orientated tasks that enable business to measure, track and analyse business outcome in real time to support evidence-based decision making. These tasks feature data collection, some empirical data analysis and some strategic thought about the implications for business outcomes. There is a growing demand for skills that enable Business workers to harvest, analyse and develop strategic and timely Business insight from data trends. Many Businesses and public agencies are struggling with developing actionable Business intelligence based on the data available to them. Google nowadays processes over 40,000 search queries every second on average which means over 3.5 billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide. The next question is: what to do with this data? A knowledge of business analytics bridges the gap between data specialists and decision makers. It offers students a unique opportunity to place themselves at the forefront of the business decision-making process as they acquire a 'common language' understandable by both data scientists and business management. Through this program, students will develop solid intelligence in data usage, quantitative methods, business & management analytics.Through this program, students will develop solid intelligence in data usage, quantitative methods, business & management analytics. The key objectives are for students to: Acquire the ability to make sense of business data, small and large, and make effective business management decisions. Identify data sources, visualise their applications to generate appropriate data management strategies, and spot data trends through state-of-the-art analytical tools. Forecast and Perform predictions on data sets using an industry standard software tool set. Gain the skills and knowledge needed to support digital business activities in an international environment.


  • Business Data Analytics
  • Business Intelligence Systems
  • Data Resource Management
  • Information Management and Control
  • Introduction to Big Data Analytics
  • Managerial Problem Solving

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higherRelevant work experience


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $14,750 No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online International: $14,750 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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