Foundations of Business Intelligence and Analytics Certification



Why Should You Earn This Certification?

Anyone engaged in managing or analyzing data should find this program useful. Participants must have a basic knowledge of statistics and data analysis.

Credential you will earn: Foundations of Business Intelligence and Analytics Certification from the Center for Professional Development @IUN

Course length: 24 hours

Pricing Information


In 2018, McKinsey and Company reported a shortage of 1.5 million managers and analysts who can use analytical concepts to make business decisions. In all organizations, there is demand for individuals who have the ability to harness the power of data in making sound business decisions.

This Certificate in the Foundations of Business Intelligence and Analytics is designed for professionals, managers, and leaders who want a greater understanding of how to:

  • Use current analytics methods and technologies to describe what happened, understand why it happened, and determine what will happen and what should happen
  • Use Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive analytics in business decision making
  • Increase efficiency, anticipate business trends, and excel in the marketplace
  • Develop value through business analytics applications to make effective business decisions
  • To make sound and ethical business decisions.


Ranjan B. Kini, Ph.D. is a Professor of Management in Information Systems at the Indiana University Northwest School of Business & Economics. He is an active member of ACM, AIS, DSI, and IACIS. He has taught data analysis for 25 years, including courses in Decision Support Systems and Data Mining at the graduate and undergraduate level. He frequently visits international universities as a visiting professor.  In addition, Dr. Kini provides consulting services to local and international companies and is an active Rotarian.


Price Includes
  • Registration fees
Certification Requirements
  • Complete all activities and assignments