A Business Analytics degree from Southern New Hampshire University will put you on the fast track to a successful business career. In today’s world, businesses both generate and collect massive amounts of data on a daily basis—and that amount is growing at an exponential rate. The ability to correctly analyze this data and apply the resulting conclusions to real-world business strategies is a skill in increasingly high demand.
As the “big data” industry continues to grow, companies increasingly need analysts who can be relied upon to help make business decisions on a real-time basis. The SNHU faculty will work closely with you to ensure that you have every opportunity for experiential learning. With classes taught by expert professors who care about the success of their students, the Business Analytics program at SNHU will put you in the best possible position for a long and fruitful business career.
Southern New Hampshire University's Business Analytics program will prepare you to enter the growing business analytics industry. As the need for skilled and experienced analysts grows, the knowledge you gain in the classroom and experience you gain outside of it will make you a prime candidate for post-graduation employment.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in Business Analytics at SNHU include:
Business Analytics graduates have a wide variety of potential employment options open to them. Companies often seek Business Analytics majors in diverse fields such as:
Your SNHU degree will put you in the driver's seat to enter any of these fields. SNHU's dedication to experiential learning opportunities will ensure that you have access to workshops, internships, job opportunities, and other great résumé builders that employers love.
Your courses at SNHU will provide you with the knowledge base you need to analyze data and build predictive models. The faculty members at SNHU are experts in their fields, and will teach you to put what you have learned into practice.
This course will provide an overview of selected topics from financial accounting. It is designed to help business majors understand how accounting information can help them make decisions and evaluate decisions made on the job. Business majors will explore the rules and regulations for preparing financial accounting information and learn how to prepare and analyze basic financial statements.
This course will continue to reinforce the concepts learned in Foundations of Accounting I and add selected topics from managerial accounting. Business majors will learn about cost types and their behaviors. They will also learn the principles to evaluate the financial impact of alternative business decisions.
Foundations of Business Law acquaints the business-oriented student with the principles of the law of contracts, agency, and business organizations. In addition, tort law, business ethics, and cyberlaw, will be considered. This course is intended to develop an awareness of, and a logical approach to, the legal factors that affect business decision.
Foundations of Macroeconomics explores the manner in which the overall levels of output, income, employment and prices are determined in a capitalist economy. The focus is on the forces that act to shape these factors and determine their fluctuations. The role of government fiscal and monetary policy in influencing the level of economic activity is also a major area of study.
Foundations of Finance (FIN 305) is designed to provide students with a balanced introduction to the theory and practice of finance by presenting an overview of the central issues and topics in finance currently relevant to business decision-making. In addition, Foundations of Finance is intended to provide all business students, regardless of major, with the finance tools necessary to develop skills, knowledge, and wisdom in current demand by employers. Topics include time value of money, risk and return, capital budgeting, capital markets, and bond and stock valuation.
This course is designed to provide students with an introductory exposure to the essential elements of international business. In a contemporary modern economy, businesses operate in a highly integrated global market where factors of production are mobilized within and across the borders. Accordingly, business decisions made in local settings require a keen understanding of global the context of the business transcending the domestic boundaries. This course provides a conceptual foundation for International Business with an emphasis on hands-on activities and applications. The course promotes understanding of international dynamics affecting domestic and international businesses. It introduces a framework to explore the environment of international business operations through a comparative analysis of economic, political and sociocultural systems. As an introductory course, it focuses on the internationalization of operations of SMEs and MNCs across diverse geographic, political, economic and cultural boundaries. A practical country entry analysis is an integral part of the course that allows students to explore the complexities and risks encountered in diverse boundaries.
Information technology is integral part of all business activities and careers. This course is designed to introduce students to contemporary information systems and demonstrate how these systems are used throughout global organizations. The focus of this course will be on the key components of information systems - people, software, hardware, data, and communication technologies, and how these components can be integrated and managed to create competitive advantage. This course also provides an introduction to systems and development concepts, technology acquisition, and various types of application software that have become prevalent or are emerging in modern organizations and society
Foundations of Marketing examines key concepts outlined in the American Marketing Association Professional Certified Marketing program. Concepts delivered in this class provide the foundation of marketing knowledge to apply to the client analyzed in the Application of Business Concepts courses. Learning outcomes for this course require each student to demonstrate marketing knowledge and application of that knowledge to client-related challenges.
The Foundations of Management Module will provide students with a foundational understanding of management concepts, the evolution of management and its relationship to today's work environment, as well as a greater awareness of the impact of people within organizations. Students will be introduced to managing diversity of human assets and interrelationships, effective communication strategies, and operating ethically all within a global environment.
Business School Capstone Course. This interdisciplinary approach to the study of the process of strategic management includes strategic analysis planning, implementation, evaluation and control from the perspective of top management in profit-making U.S. and international corporations, and public and non-profit organizations. Text and case studies are used extensively. Writing and team intensive course. Experience with Microsoft Office or equivalent is required. Senior standing or permission of instructor.
This course is a seminar, which provides students with a broad based introduction to the field of global business and reinforces information learned through introductory business course(s) with a focus on international and the technology driven business environment. Topics include accounting, marketing, economics, control, organizational design, human behavior, and communications. Students present individual written analyses and engage in group oral presentations. This course is the first of four Integration and Application of Business courses to be completed by each student majoring in a business program.
This course is a seminar, which builds on knowledge from SB 100 and provides students with a broad based introduction to the field of global business and reinforces information learned through introductory business course(s) with a focus on international and the technology driven business environment. Topics include accounting, marketing, economics, control, organizational design, human behavior, and communications. Students present individual written analyses and engage in group oral presentations. This course is the second of two which represent the first year of the business core for business majors.
This course is a seminar, which builds on knowledge from SB 105 and provides students with a broad based introduction to the field of global business and reinforces information learned through business course(s) with a focus on international and the technology driven business environment. Topics include accounting, economics, finance, legal principles, finance, operations management, and communications. Students present individual written analyses and engage in group oral presentations. This course utilizes instructor-guided, discussion-based learning and is the third of four Integration and Application of Business courses to be completed by each student majoring in a business program.
In this course students will apply a systems approach of solving organizational problems. Key topics include the application of business policy and decision making. By integrating these academic theories with those from the business core, students will learn to think holistically about how organizations operate and impact society and individuals. Students will generate their own ideas about concepts within business that they desire to further explore. At the end of this course, students will be able to deconstruct problems and connect the solutions to other courses in their curriculum.
Calculus is the mathematical study of change that has widespread applications in science, engineering, economics and business. This course provides a rigorous introduction to single-variable calculus. Topics include limits, continuity, differentiation and integration of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions, applications of derivatives, and integration, including the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. This course will encourage students to think beyond memorizing formulas and to work towards understanding concepts. Students may not take both MAT 210 and MAT 225 for credit.
This is a second course in statistics that builds upon knowledge gained in MAT 240 or an AP statistics course. Students will learn to build statistical models and implement regression analysis in real-world problems from engineering, sociology, psychology, science, and business. Topics include multiple regression models (including first-order, second-order and interaction models with quantitative and qualitative variables), regression pitfalls, and residual analysis. Students will gain experience not only in the mechanics of regression analysis (often by means of a statistical software package) but also in deciding on appropriate models, selecting inferential techniques to answer a particular question, interpreting results, and diagnosing problems.
This course will provide you with the fundamental concepts and tools needed to understand the emerging role of business analytics in organizations. You will learn how to apply basic business analytics tools in a spreadsheet environment, and how to communicate with analytics professionals to effectively use and interpret analytic models and results for making better business decisions.
You will learn how to analyze historical business data to uncover relationships that can be used to guide predictions about the future and business decision making. JMP statistical and data visualization software will be used to apply tools for analyzing business data.
This course introduces the student to mathematical techniques that may be used to aid decision-making. Topics may include linear programming, PERT, CPM, network analysis and others. Offered once a year.
As modern organizations have become more complex, they have also become more project-driven. This course uses a basic project management framework in which the project life-cycle is broken into organizing, planning, monitoring and controlling the project. You will learn the methodologies and tools necessary at each stage for managing the projects effectively in terms of time, cost, quality, risk and resources.
This course introduces the techniques of predictive modeling and analytics in a data - rich business environment in order to predict future business outcomes and associated risks. It covers multivariate and other techniques to implement predictive models for a variety of practical business applications.
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Exploration of the fundamental processes underlying globalization with particular emphasis on the role of technological development in both historical and contemporary context. Globalization is a complex process marked by intensified transnational flows of people, information and goods and services. This course examines the role of information technology as a key feature and facilitator in the globalization process with a particular emphasis on international business and commerce. We analyze and explore the ways technology shapes contemporary social and economic changes in a global context.
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