Language and Short Courses 2020/2021

Big Data Analytics - Tools for Better Decision Making Big Data Analytics - Tools for Better Decision Making

Bremen University of Applied Sciences • Bremen

Course location
Bremen
In cooperation with
University of Missouri-St. Louis - UMSL / USA
Teaching language
  • English
Language level of course
  • English: B2, C1, C2
Date(s)
  • July 04 - July 29, 2021 (Registration deadline of course provider: April 01, 2021)
Target group

The programme is open to undergraduate and graduate students and young professionals. Participants must be a minimum of 18 years old.

Description/content

Big Data Analytics - Tools for Better Decision Making
Intensive course

  • with a total of 60 hours
  • course language: English
  • 8 ECTS / 4 US credit hours

International managers today have access to endless sources of data: legacy systems, industry reports, customer relationship management systems, social media metrics, etc. The challenge is how to make good decisions based on trends, nuances, and themes within the data.

The objective of the course is to show technical and non-technical students advanced techniques within Excel to analyse, understand, and manage large data sets. These techniques include:

    • Filters
    • Subtotals
    • Financial functions
    • Database functions
    • Advanced graphing
    • Pivot tables and graphs

Students will learn these techniques through problem solving cases and be able to apply the new skills immediately in the field of International Management, Accounting, Marketing, and Finance.

Average number of hours per week
20
Average number of participants per group/course
15
ECTS points (max.)
8
Dates and costs
  • July 04 - July 29, 2021 (Registration deadline of course provider: April 01, 2021), costs: EUR 950
This price includes
  • Course fees
  • Accompanying programme
Teaching language
  • English
Language level of course
  • English: B2, C1, C2
Language requirements

Very good English language skills are required.

Submit application to

https://www.ifk-bremen.de/

Is accommodation organised?
Accommodation is arranged by the organiser.
Type of accommodation

Various options for accommodation:

  • in hotel or hostel
  • shared flat or private accommodation
  • price between 400 and 850 EUR
Meals

Self-catering
Affordable meals in cafeteria

Is a social and leisure programme offered?
Yes
Description of social and leisure programme
  • Guided city tour
  • Welcome and farewell parties
  • Social events
  • Excursions to Hamburg, Groningen (Netherlands), Cuxhaven (North Sea), etc.

Some events are subject to extra charges.

Free internet access
Yes
Support in visa matters
Yes
Pick-up service from train station/airport
Yes

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