Nanodegree Program

Business Analyst Nanodegree

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. Download the Program Syllabus to learn more.

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  • Alteryx
  • Tableau
Approx. 160 hours
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  • 1-on-1 Coaching And Mentorship

    Whether you're stuck on a project or want to clarify doubts, our mentors can answer any question in personal 1-on-1 sessions.

  • 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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We understand that not all students can devote the same time to learning. Choose a plan basis the number of hours you can devote on a weekly basis. A student who devotes 10 hours per week can complete the course in about 5 months.

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50% refund for current degree students of UGC approved college/university. **

3 Months Value Plan

₹8,700 /mo

Flexibility to extend by 1, 3 or 6 months if course not completed in 3 months.

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₹8,200 /mo

Flexibility to extend by 1, 3 or 6 months if course not completed in 6 months.

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All the above payment plans include the costs of Unlimited project reviews (by Udacity's global reviewer network), in-classroom mentorship support through chat with industry experts and Access to global community of Udacity students pursuing the same Nanodegree.

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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 portfolio Personalized feedback on projects Coach-supported forums Career guidance (interview, resume, etc.) Access to course materials 1:1 appointments with Udacity staff and mentors Verified Nanodegree Credential Best-in-class courses taught by expert instructors

    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

    See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

    Program Leads

    Patrick Nussbaumer
    Patrick Nussbaumer


    Maureen Wolfson
    Maureen Wolfson


    Mat Leonard
    Mat Leonard


    Ben Burkholder
    Ben Burkholder


    Tony Moses
    Tony Moses


    Rod Light
    Rod Light


    Business Analyst Nanodegree

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