MBA with Business Analytics

MBA with Business Analytics
Awarded by Abertay University, Scotland
Extended Diploma in Business Analytics
Awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK
Certified Business Analytics Professional
Awarded by Chartered Institute of Management, UK

Data Analytics is experiencing rapid growth worldwide, making it one of the fastest-growing occupations. Today, virtually every industry, ranging from engineering to healthcare, education to media, has a dedicated department for data analysis. The popularity of this practice stems from its ability to assist businesses in making informed decisions and predicting growth patterns.

To meet the demand for skilled professionals in this field, Westford Uni Online, in partnership with Abertay University, Scotland, offers an MBA with Business Analytics. This program aims to enhance individuals' managerial qualities while strengthening their industry knowledge to support their career advancement.

The MBA with Business Analytics program provides a comprehensive understanding of data analytics and a holistic view of business. By combining these two areas, professionals are equipped with the necessary wisdom to take on senior management positions. The synchronous learning format of the program encourages learners to adopt a research-centric approach, and they also engage in a capstone project in Management Investigation. This not only expands their industry knowledge but also contributes significantly to their professional growth.

By enrolling in this program, professionals gain a competitive edge in the job market, as the demand for data analytics expertise continues to soar. With the ability to analyse and interpret data effectively, graduates of the MBA with Business Analytics program become valuable assets to organizations across industries, driving informed decision-making and facilitating future growth. 

Part One: Extended Diploma in Business Analytics, Awarded by SQA, UK

Upon completion of the 6 modules of Part 1, students will be eligible for receiving the Extended Diploma in Business Analytics, Awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK. These modules contribute towards a total of 120 credits.
Module
Strategic Leadership and HR Practices in Organisations
Sustainability and Business
International Marketing Management
Strategic Management
Application of Business Analytics
Data Analytics in Business Processes

Part Two: MBA in Business Analytics, Awarded by Abertay University, Scotland

Upon completion of the 3 modules of Part 2, students will be eligible for receiving MBA with Data Analytics, Awarded by Abertay University. These modules contribute towards a total of 60 credits.
Module
Research Methods
Research Proposal
Management Investigation (Capstone Project)

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    Awarded By

    Abertay University, Scotland

    Duration

    12-15 Months

    Total Credits

    180 Credits

    Mode

    Online synchronous
    learning and onsite workshops

    Triple Crown Certification

    Opportunity to attend
    convocation in the UK

    Career Prospects

    Pursuing an MBA in Business Analytics opens up various exciting career opportunities in the dynamic fields of business and data analytics. Here are some potential career paths and progression opportunities:
    Apply analytical skills to identify business problems, gather requirements, and propose data-driven solutions to improve operational efficiency and drive growth.

    Business Analyst

    Lead a team of data analysts, oversee data analytics projects, develop data strategies, and ensure effective implementation of analytics initiatives within an organization.

    Data Analytics Manager

    Work with clients to analyse market trends, competitor data, and internal data to provide strategic insights and recommendations for business growth and competitive advantage.

    Strategy Consultant

    Drive the development and enhancement of analytics products or services, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and translate customer needs into innovative data-driven solutions.

    Product Manager - Analytics

    Utilize data analytics to optimize business processes, improve supply chain efficiency, streamline operations, and drive cost savings within an organization.

    Operations Manager

    Analyse data to assess and mitigate risks, develop risk models, and provide insights to support risk management strategies within financial or insurance industries.

    Risk Manager

    Use data analytics to analyse consumer behaviour, segment markets, optimize marketing campaigns, and provide recommendations for effective marketing strategies.

    Marketing Analyst

    Lead a team responsible for collecting, analysing, and visualizing data to provide actionable insights that drive business performance and strategy.

    Business Intelligence Manager

    Apply advanced statistical and analytical techniques to extract insights from data, develop predictive models, and solve complex business problems.

    Data Scientist

    Assume a strategic leadership role in an organization, responsible for developing and implementing data analytics strategies, managing data governance, and leveraging data for business decision-making. 

    Chief Analytics Officer

    Utilize data analytics to analyse financial data, assess investment opportunities, perform forecasting and financial modelling, and provide insights to support financial decision-making. 

    Financial Analyst

    Apply data analytics techniques to optimize supply chain operations, enhance logistics efficiency, manage inventory levels, and improve overall supply chain performance.

    Supply Chain Analyst

    Educational Partner

    About Abertay

    Abertay University, formerly the University of Abertay Dundee, is a public university in the city of Dundee, Scotland. Abertay is a modern, friendly university in the heart of Dundee, Scotland, with a strong focus on teaching and preparing its graduates for the world of work, combined with excellence in research and knowledge exchange. With roots going back to 1888, Abertay has always responded to the needs of industry, supplying a pipeline of graduate talent to work, lead and innovate across a wide range of sectors. Abertay University prides in offering an inclusive, friendly, and welcoming environment for our students and staff alongside first-rate teaching and excellent student experience. An ambitious, forward-thinking institution, it offers degree programmes to prepare students for careers in the modern world. Graduates have gone on to work for organisations including Apple, Google, BBC, Rockstar, Microsoft, Barclays Bank, and Coca Cola, as well as the NHS and government departments.
    Achievements of Abertay University:
    • Ranked Top 10 in UK for Student Experience by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
    • UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality” by The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
    • QAA’s highest rating for academic standards and teaching quality, 2021

    About SQA

    The Scottish Qualifications Authority – SQA, sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate, has two primary roles: accreditation and qualifications. It accredits credentials other than degrees and approves and guarantees quality to notify bodies that intend to admit individuals for such qualifications. The awarding body, on the other hand, refers to the development and implementation, validation, evaluation, qualifications, and to ensuring that they are up to date and that certificates are issued to candidates. Under these functions, the SQA provides a variety of services for companies and training providers, from training courses and central approvals to personalized awards, credit scores, and licensing services.

    Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

    The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) works with business and education to inspire people to become skilled, confident, and successful managers and leaders. Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Over 100,000 managers use CMI’s unique services daily. Organizations like Jaguar, Land Rover, Royal Bank of Scotland, Fujitsu, Allianz, Silverstone, Royal Air Force, London South Bank and Royal College of Physicians use Chartered Management Institute certifications for certifying their professionals.
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    Why you should do this Program

    In-demand skills

    An MBA in Business Analytics offers individuals the opportunity to tap into a growing job market and meet the increasing demand for professionals who can leverage data for strategic insights. With a versatile skill set combining business acumen and advanced data analysis techniques, graduates gain the ability to make informed, data-driven decisions that drive business performance and innovation. This opens doors to higher-level positions, greater career opportunities, and the potential to contribute to business success in diverse industries.

    Affordability

    Westford Uni Online stands on four pillars of strength: quality education, accessibility, credibility, and affordability. Students at Westford can enjoy the flexibility of multiple payment methods, ensuring convenience. Moreover, the institution offers various scholarships, supplementing its commitment to affordability and accessibility. With a focus on delivering high-quality education, Westford Uni Online provides students with the opportunity to pursue their academic goals in a flexible and affordable manner, supported by accessible payment options and scholarship opportunities.

    Triple Crown Program

    Individuals pursuing MBA with Business Analytics with Westford Uni Online are provided a with unique opportunity to graduate with three certifications. This helps professionals receive an edge over their competitors.
    ✓ MBA with Business Analytics, Awarded by Abertay University, Scotland
    ✓ Extended Diploma in Business Analytics, Awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK
    ✓ Certified Manager, Awarded by Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK

    Blended Learning Format

    Blended onsite and synchronous learning combines the advantages of in-person and real-time online learning, offering a range of benefits to students. This approach provides flexibility in terms of time and location, allowing students to attend on-site classes while also participating in synchronous online sessions. Blended learning also provides access to a wide range of digital resources, encourages interaction among peers and instructors, and ultimately leads to improved learning outcomes.

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