Nanodegree Program

Business Analyst Basics Nanodegree Program

Problem Solving With Analytics | Data Wrangling | Data Visualization

Master a scientific approach to solving problems with data. Learn analyze data, cleaning complex datasets, and visualize data with Tableau

7 days refund, no questions asked

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  • Alteryx
  • Tableau

Why Take This Nanodegree Program?

Business analysts equipped with the latest analytical techniques bring tremendous value to an organization, enabling companies to take action with confidence. If you are interested in pursuing a career in business analysis, and want to bring immediate value to any company, then this program is perfect place to start. And the best part, no programming experience is required! Through this program, you'll build fundamental knowledge in business intelligence and predictive analytics, and you won't need programming experience to do it! You will also get Tableau and Alteryx software license which you will use in your projects. By the end of Nanodegree, you will have a portfolio of projects, verified industry credential, and an eye towards solving business problems through a scientific approach.

Why Take This Nanodegree Program?

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Patrick Nussbaumer
Patrick Nussbaumer


Patrick Nussbaumer is the Director of Technical Enablement at Alteryx, Inc. Prior to Alteryx, Patrick has spent the past 20 years in a variety of roles focused on data, analytics, and self-service visual analytics in the semiconductor, telecommunications, defense, and financial services industries.

Patrick holds an MBA from the University of California in Irvine, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Outside of the office, Patrick enjoys biking for causes, watching auto racing, and spending time with his family.

Maureen Wolfson
Maureen Wolfson


Maureen Wolfson is a Solutions Engineering Practice Lead at Alteryx, Inc. She has over 20 years of experience in data analytics specializing in data preparation, customer and geospatial analytics. She has worked at Alteryx for the past 13 years in product management, support, training, account management and solutions engineering positions. Maureen has a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from Waterloo University and an MBA from York University. In her spare time, you can find Maureen outdoors… exploring on mountain, road or cross bikes.

Mat Leonard
Mat Leonard


Mat received a PhD in Physics from UC Berkeley where he studied neuronal activity related to short term memory. During his graduate work, Mat found a passion for sharing his love of learning as well as Python and all things data. Mat came to Udacity in 2015 to reach more students that ever. When he's not creating new courses, he is out for a run, on his bike, reading, or writing about data at

Ben Burkholder
Ben Burkholder


Ben Burkholder is a Senior Solutions Engineer at Alteryx, Inc. In this role he works extensively with customers to help develop plans to solve complex business problems around data preparation, geospatial analysis and predictive Analytics. He has worked at Alteryx for 2 years, coming from Faze1 Inc. where using LiDAR imaging he mapped all of the roofs in Massachussetts for solar panel suitability. Ben has a Bachelors and Masters both are from Boston University in Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS. In his spare time, he likes to travel, run and snowboard as much as possible.

Tony Moses
Tony Moses


Tony Moses is a Solutions Engineer at Alteryx, Inc. He works with customers to help develop plans to solve complex business problems around data preparation, geospatial analysis and predictive analytics. Prior to Alteryx, Tony worked in a variety of roles focused on data and analytics in the Financial Services, Real Estate and Automotive industries.

Tony has a BA in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. In his spare time he likes to travel and attend live sport and music events.

Rod Light
Rod Light


Rod Light is a Solutions Engineer Practice Lead at Alteryx, where he helps customers and prospects design data analytics solutions for their businesses using Alteryx. He’s been doing that kind of work with Alteryx for almost five years. Prior to that he spent 12 years as a consultant providing business solutions for retail clients across a variety of industries using several different analytic platforms.

When he’s not working, he enjoys hiking, traveling, and time with the grandkids (not necessarily in that order).

What you will learn


Get started as a business analyst with predictive analytics, data wrangling, and data visualization in Tableau.You’ll learn to code in Python and how to use the data analysis process to solve problems. You’ll also learn to apply statistical techniques to practical problems, such as A/B tests and linear regression.

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Deposit to secure your Seat at an early bird price

Pay remaining amount of ₹22,500* by 30th Oct to enroll
Last Day to avail early bird: 26th Oct
Total Seats: 50
Time to Complete: 3 months
Early-bird Fee: ₹24,500*
Full Fee: ₹26,500*
Prerequisite: Basic statistics and math knowledge. No programming experience needed.


Enter your details to be in the enrollment queue. You can enroll at full fee of ₹26,500* from 27th October if seats are available

You still have the choice of securing your seat at the early bird price of ₹24,500* by depositing ₹2,000* by 26th October
Admission Closes: Oct 30
Total Seats: Subject to Availability
Time to Complete: 3 months
Full Fee: ₹26,500*
Prerequisite:Basic statistics and math knowledge. No programming experience needed.

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    About the course
  • Why do I enroll into Business Analyst Basic Nanodegree?

    This Nanodegree program prepares you to get started with Business Analysis, 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.

  • What are the prerequisites required for this Nanodegree?

    Prerequisites and Requirements

    • 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

    *compatible with Windows only

  • How long do I have to complete this Nanodegree?

    The Nanodegree is designed for a period of 3 months. You are required to complete the Nanodegree within the stipulated period.

  • Do you offer the opportunity for students to pause their studies for this program?

    No. The fixed-term nature of the Business Analyst Basic Nanodegree program, and the need for maintaining a consistent and stable student body throughout doesn't allow for offering the option to pause your studies.

  • Is this program self-paced?

    No. The start and end dates of this Nanodegree is fixed, and you must complete all assigned projects by the end dates. However, projects may be submitted at any time during the Nanodegree, and individual project deadlines are recommendations, not requirements. So within the Nanodegree, there is some opportunity to work at your own pace. You should plan to follow our recommended timeline, as this will best enable you to keep pace with your peers, and complete the program on time.

  • What are my options if I don't complete this Nanodegree by the deadline?

    Successful completion of this Nanodegree requires that you submit all projects by the last day of the Nanodegree, and that you successfully pass all projects, as determined by a Udacity Reviewer. (Note: the review may take place after the last day of the Nanodegree, but you must make your final submission no later than the last day of the Nanodegree). Passing a project means a Udacity Reviewer has marked a project as "Meets Specifications."

  • What kind of weekly time commitment should I expect?

    On average, we find students spending 10 hours per week throughout the entire Nanodegree, to complete this Nanodegree on time. This is an average so that some students may require more than the allotted time frame, or less.

  • Are deferments an option if I'm enrolled, but not ready to start yet?

    No, deferments are not an option. We ask that you please make sure to only enroll for this Nanodegree if you are able to commit to the entire time frame.

  • 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 the lifetime.

  • Does this Nanodegree provide Mentorship?

    Yes, you will be provided mentors to guide you throughout the Nanodegree.

  • Does this Nanodegree offer any trial period?

    No, this Nanodegree does not contain any free day trial period. We do have seven days no questions asked refund policy. You can pay for your Nanodegree and ask for a refund within seven days from the date you get access to your classroom.

  • 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

    Career Services
  • What jobs will this program prepare me for?

    This Nanodegree will prepare you to take Business Analyst Advance Nanodegree which will make you job ready.

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

    Students were 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.
    Classroom 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.

  • How can I get in touch with Udacity for any support?

    Please write to for faster response

    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 the refund is provided for this Nanodegree, How much time does the refund process take?

    The refund process takes up to 2-3 weeks of time. The amount will be refunded back to the original model of payment. If you would like to get the refund in a different bank account, please mention the same to while requesting for a refund.

Business Analyst Basics Nanodegree Program

Problem Solving With Analytics | Data Wrangling | Data Visualization