Nanodegree Program

Business Analyst

Learn to analyze data, create dashboards, and build predictive models

Advanced Analytics Without Programming

Business analysts equipped with the latest analytical techniques bring tremendous value to an organization, enabling companies to take action with confidence. Through this program, you'll build proficiency in business intelligence and predictive analytics, and you won't need programming experience to do it!

Free Licenses to Cutting Edge Software

Your enrollment includes educational licenses to two powerful analytics and data visualization tools, Alteryx Designer and Tableau Desktop. These software licenses are worth over $2500!

World-Class Curriculum

We've partnered with leading companies to build a world-class curriculum that will give you the skills you need to get hired as a business analyst.

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Skills Covered
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Alteryx
  • Tableau
  • SQL
  • Data Visualization
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  • Mentorship

    Whether you're stuck on a project or want to clarify doubts, our mentors can answer any question.

  • Content by Global Industry Leaders

    We built Nanodegrees with expert analysts and leading technology companies to ensure you master the skills needed to meet the requirements of industry.

  • Self-Paced Progress

    You can work according to your own schedule and at your own pace. Our bite-sized short videos and in between quizzes keep you engaged and are easy to grasp.

  • Tailored Industry Project Portfolio

    Build a portfolio of industry-relevant projects. Upon graduation, you’ll have an array of example work to impress any employer.

  • Fast And Effective Human Feedback On Projects

    Our global network of experienced reviwers will return your project within 24 hours, with line-by-line comments and tips to ensure you are mastering the material.

  • Personalized Career Guidance

    Take advantage of free resume and online profile reviews. You’ll also receive access to our network of hiring partners in India, their join openings and prepare for hiring questions with mock interviews.

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Nanodegree Program Syllabus

project 1

Predict Sales for a Catalog Launch

A home-goods manufacturer wants to predict expected profits from a catalog launch. You will apply a framework to work through the problem and build a linear regression model to provide results and a recommendation.

project 2

Select the Location of a New Pet Store

A pet store chain is selecting the location for its next store. You will use data preparation techniques to build a robust analytic dataset and use it to build a predictive model to select the best location.

project 3

Create Reports from a Database

Management wants some high level metrics about their organization. You will write SQL queries to extract and analyze data from a transactions database and prepare a set of visualizations.

project 4

Build Tableau Dashboards

A movie producer wants to better understand film industry trends before releasing its next movie. You will explore a dataset and build Tableau dashboards to answer a set of questions and tell a story with data.

project 5

Predict Loan Default Risk

A bank recently received an influx of loan applications. You will build and apply a classification model to provide a recommendation on which loan applicants the bank should lend to.

project 6

A/B Test a Menu Launch

A chain of coffee shops is considering launching a new menu. You will design and analyze an A/B test and write up a recommendation on whether the chain should introduce the new menu.

project 7

Forecast Video Game Demand

A video game producer is planning production levels. You will use time series forecasting models to forecast monthly demand and provide a recommendation to help match supply to demand.

project 8

Combine Predictive Techniques

A grocery store chain is planning a significant expansion. You will use multiple analytical techniques to provide recommendations on where and how to expand. After completing the project, you will feel comfortable combining predictive techniques and delivering solutions to complex business problems.

Why Take This Course

This Nanodegree program prepares you for a career as a business analyst, and enables you to master a scientific approach to solving problems with data. You’ll build fluency in two leading software packages: Alteryx, a tool that enables you to prepare, blend, and analyze data quickly; and Tableau, a powerful data visualization tool. Over the course of the program, you’ll learn to:

  • Create mental models to clearly define business issues
  • Visualize and prepare data to improve efficacy of predictive models
  • Identify and implement a variety of predictive modeling techniques

    If you are interested in pursuing a career in business analysis, and want to bring immediate value to any company, then this program is ideal for you. And remember, no programming experience is required!

  • What do I get?
    Job-ready project portfolioPersonalized feedback on projectsCoach-supported forumsCareer guidance (interview, resume, etc.)Access to course materialsMentorshipVerified Nanodegree CredentialBest-in-class courses taught by expert instructors

    Prerequisites and Requirements

    • Basic statistics and math knowledge
    • Basic spreadsheet skills
    • Access to Windows environment

    See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

    Program Leads

    Patrick Nussbaumer

    Patrick Nussbaumer

    Instructor

    Maureen Wolfson

    Maureen Wolfson

    Instructor

    Mat Leonard

    Mat Leonard

    Instructor

    Ben Burkholder

    Ben Burkholder

    Instructor

    Tony Moses

    Tony Moses

    Instructor

    Rod Light

    Rod Light

    Instructor

    FAQ

      About the course
    • Why do I enroll into Business Analyst Nanodegree?
      Business analysts equipped with the latest analytical techniques bring tremendous value to an organization, enabling companies to take action with confidence. Through this program, you'll build proficiency in business intelligence and predictive analytics, and you won't need programming experience to do it! Your enrollment includes educational licenses to two powerful analytics and data visualization tools, Alteryx Designer and Tableau Desktop. These software licenses are worth over $2500!
    • What are the prerequisites required for this Nanodegree?
      • A passion for using data to make better business decisions
      • Basic statistics and math knowledge
      • An Alteryx license (provided to Nanodegree students at no cost)*
      • A Tableau license (provided to Nanodegree students at no cost)
      • No programming experience is required
    • How long can I take to complete this Nanodegree?
      This Nanodegree is self - paced and you can complete it according to the amount of time you can give to this program.
    • How long does it take on an average to complete this Nanodegree?
      Average time is 3-5 months for said Nanodegree. Estimated time for completion is 5 Months for 10 Hours a week commitment
    • Do I lose access to this Nanodegree once I graduate?
      No, you will not lose access to the content of this Nanodegree once you graduate. Your access will be there for lifetime.
    • Does this Nanodegree provide Classroom mentors?
      Yes, this Nanodegree provides Classroom Mentors upto submission of any two projects.
    • If applicable for this Nanodegree, How long is the mentor assigned for?
      The mentor will be assigned only till you complete the first two projects in the Nanodegree.
    • Does this Nanodegree offer 1 day free trial?
      Yes, we give our students 1 day trial period in which the student can have full access to the content of this program for 1 day, which will help them decide if they want to be a part of this program.
    • Do you provide Scholarship for this Nanodegree?
      We currently have no scholarship programs running for this Nanodegree. Incase, we come up with a scholarship program for this Nanodegree, we will provide that information separately. For more information on Scholarships, please write to scholarships@udacity.com
    • How do I get in touch with Udacity for any query about this Nanodegree?
      You can write all your queries regarding to the content of this Nanodegree on the discussion forums. If you are still unable to get your queries clarified, you can write to india@udacity.com
      Career Services
    • Does this Nanodegree makes me job ready?
      Yes, this Nanodegree aims to make you job ready.
    • What career services we provide?

      Udacity India provides hiring opportunities to all its Nanodegree Graduates. We have a job group dedicated to our Nanodegree Graduates where we post all the open positions from our hiring partners. We get our Nanodegree Graduates in touch with our hiring partners where the company reviews the profile of the students and takes the process further by providing them interviews.
      Please note that Udacity India does not guarantee a job.

      Student Support
    • What is the kind of student support I will get during this program?

      Students having queries regarding course material or the projects can be solved by various support services provided by Udacity such as:

      Project Reviews: The Project reviews provide deep analysis of a student's code and project. Reviewers are trained professionals that provide feedback on coding styles, industry guidelines, optimization of the code and reference links for improving the project.
      Mentorship: Mentors are appointed to students that have one on one chats with them. They keep track of the progress in the course, Help them in time management and keep them motivated throughout the course.
      Forums: There are specific forums for each Nanodegree program supported by Udacity Coaches.

    • How can I get in touch with Udacity for any support?
      Please write to india@udacity.com for faster response, as the queries you write to india@udacity.com reaches directly to Udacity India.
      Payments & Refunds
    • Do we get 50% refund for this Nanodegree?
      No, We do not offer 50% refund on completing of this Nanodegree.
    • Does this Nanodegree follow seven days No Questions Asked refund policy?
      Yes, this Nanodegree follows seven days no questions asked refund policy.
    • If refund is provided for this Nanodegree, How much time does the refund process take?
      The refund process takes up to 8 weeks of time.
    • How do I get my invoice?
      Please write to india@udacity.com, It can take maximum upto 7 days for us to issue your invoice.
    • What if I do not receive my refund in 15-20 days?
      If you do not receive your refund within 15-20 days, please reach out to support@razorpay.com.

    Business Analyst

    Learn to analyze data, create dashboards, and build predictive models

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