Master of Business Analytics

Improve your company's business results and enter strategic and leadership roles with the MBA in Business Analytics. The ISC provides an MSc that is not just an MBA with a major - it's a strategic STEM program designed to bridge the gap between information technology and business by providing data-focused curricula while addressing all aspects [...]

Improve your company’s business results and enter strategic and leadership roles with the MBA in Business Analytics. The ISC provides an MSc that is not just an MBA with a major – it’s a strategic STEM program designed to bridge the gap between information technology and business by providing data-focused curricula while addressing all aspects of business.
Study alongside a range of professionals with similar interests and learn from faculty experts in the field. Nearly half of the program’s curriculum focuses on data management, reporting, data application, and analysis, and you’ll work with exclusive real-world data from several companies. Gain hands-on experience using software and programming languages ​​such as Tableau, Power BI, Amazon Web Services, SQL, Python and R. Rapid Miner. In addition to technical skills, you will gain vital basic skills in communication, presentation, writing, and communication. Classes are run in a blended online and on-campus format designed for busy working professionals.
Learn how to turn complex data into high-impact business insights and strategic solutions. Whether you pursue technology entrepreneurship or traditional positions, this program prepares you to lead and launch your career in roles such as Chief Transformation Officers, CIOs, CIOs, Technology Founders, and more. According to the salary site estimate, business analytics managers with an MBA earn a median annual salary of $125,000.

Key features of the course

  • Transform complex data into high-impact business insights and strategic solutions
  • Gain hands-on experience with data analytics software and programming languages such as Python, Amazon Web Services, R. Rapid Miner, Hadoop, SQL, Tableau, and Power BI
  • Develop a deep understanding of all aspects of business management such as corporate finance, organizational behavior, marketing management, and more
  • Learn from some highly esteemed faculty from a department dedicated to research and innovation in the field – the College of Business’s
  • Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics
  • Network with a cohort of professionals that share your passion and motivate you to achieve
  • Attend professional development seminars that strengthen your team building, career development, and presentation skills
    100% of faculty carries a doctorate in their area of expertise

The first stage

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Scientific Research Methodology

Research Methods and Scientific Methodology course aims to introduce students to the different models of ways to carry out useful legal research. Students will acquire knowledge about the design, methodology and techniques of scientific research, data collection, analysis and interpretation, and the use of research data in order to reach logical results that address the research problem. This course will help each student develop their ability to use this knowledge to become more effective as a legal researcher.

The curriculum’s inputs include: the form and type of knowledge, learners’ characteristics, needs, tendencies and interests, society’s philosophy, values, hopes and aspirations. The outputs of the curriculum are: knowledge, skills, and attitudes. 

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The student will have to choose 7 courses

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Managing Unstructured Data

Introduction to fundamental concepts and practical applications of text mining and analytics; including converting unstructured text to structured data, as well as extracting useful information.


2
Data Management

Use of data management programming to convert, manipulate, and transform business data, as well as integrate disparate data sets from different business organizations.


3
Business Analytics Applications

This course covers business analytics skills required to conduct both pattern discovery (e.g., segmentation and association) and predictive modeling (e.g., decision trees and neural network mining).


4
Quantitative Methods in Management

Use of quantitative methods and statistical programming to manipulate and describe data, as well as conduct advanced analyses of categorical, longitudinal, and other types of data sets.


5
Marketing Management

Analysis and application of theory and problem solving for marketing management in the global environment. Emphasis will be on the role of marketing in the organization; planning the marketing effort; management of the marketing organization; control of marketing operations; and evaluation of the marketing contribution.


6
Business Data Visualization and Reporting

Introduction to reporting and data visualization principles and techniques to support business decision- making and information reporting needs utilizing operational, accounting and financial data.


7
Business Process Design

The course covers fundamentals concepts, principles, and techniques that can be used to improve business performance through the analysis, modeling and design of the as-is and the to-be business processes.


8
Financial Reporting and Analysis

Comprehensive treatment of analysis of financial statements as aid for decision making; looks at current state of financial reporting practices and impact of published statements on economic systems.


9
Corporate Finance

In-depth examination of asset, liability and capital structure management, with emphasis on valuation capital budgeting techniques; risk evaluation; working capital management; and methods of short-term, intermediate and long-term financing.


10
Data Warehousing

Data Warehousing and Online Analytical Processing tools will be utilized to organize and analyze large volumes of data in order to explain the past, monitor the present, and anticipate the future.


11
Project Management of Information Sciences

Examination of defining characteristics of projects and introduces a variety of relevant techniques. Includes project manager functions like managing scope, time, quality, and cost.


12
Business Statistical Analysis

Review of quantitative methods and techniques required for business analysis and decision making. Includes decision models, mathematical programming, statistics and forecasting.


13
Database Management

Review techniques for structuring and managing data in organizations. Discusses data concepts, data modeling, database requirements definition, conceptual, logical, and physical design, and admin.


14
Accounting for Managers

Presentation of the nature, techniques and uses of accounting from the perspective of people who manage businesses and investments in businesses. Covers both financial and management accounting.


15
Organizational Behavior

Individual, interpersonal, and small group behavior in complex organizations. Focus on behavior, its causes, and management interventions to improve organizational effectiveness. Research methods to study organizational behavior.


The second stage - Practical Training 30 Credits

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Practical Training

In practical training, the student is assigned to teach a virtual course chosen by the college from among the courses studied by the student at the bachelor's level. The student should divide this course from twelve to fourteen brief lectures. The student presents each lecture in the form of a written summary of its topic in Word or PDF format, accompanied by a video recording of it with the student's voice using Power Point, the duration of which is no less than ten minutes and not more than about twenty minutes.

The thrid stage - Master's Thesis 54 Credits

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Master’s Thesis

The student submits a request to the university administration to register a master’s thesis, along with a proposed topic in one of the subspecialty tracks.

● If the initial approval of the subject title is achieved, the college council will designate a supervisor to guide and follow up the student in preparing the plan.

● The research plan includes the importance of the topic and a critical presentation of previous studies in it, specifically the research problem, then defining the study's curriculum and its main hypotheses or questions that you want to answer, and the division of the study and its sources.

● The student presents his proposed plan in a scientific seminar, discussing the plan as a topic and an approach.

● The student adjusts his plan based on the professors' observations in the seminar if he is asked to amend.

● After the seminar, the plan is presented to the college council to take its decision regarding the registration of the subject.

● In the event of approval, the college council’s decision is presented to the university council to approve registration, and the registration date is calculated from the university council’s approval date

To study a master’s degree at International Suleiman College, applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university. At International Suleiman College, we believe that a bachelor's degree is no longer enough to compete in the labor market, so we offer high-quality postgraduate programs for anyone who has a bachelor's degree and wishes to achieve their academic and research ambitions.
International Suleiman College provides a study commensurate with the student's capabilities, especially in line with the time allotted daily for study, given that the master's student has practical and social responsibilities. We expect fully taught students to be able to obtain a master's degree within two academic years. We expect students studying partially to be able to obtain a master's degree within 3-4 years of study.
The academic year is divided into four semesters. In each semester, the student is allowed to register a maximum of two research courses and one minimum course with a maximum of 24 credit hours and a minimum of 12 credit hours. Classes are distributed as follows: • The first semester begins at the beginning of the third week of October and ends at the end of the third week of December. • The second semester begins at the beginning of the first week of January and ends at the end of the first week of March. • The third semester begins at the beginning of the second week of March and ends at the end of the second week of May. • The fourth semester begins at the beginning of the fourth week of May and ends at the end of the fourth week of July. • Summer vacation begins at the beginning of August and continues for the third week of October. • After the end of each semester, a two-week vacation is scheduled between semesters.
The tuition fee is £75 per credit hour, • Students are allowed to register a maximum of 24 credit hours each semester and 12 credit hours as a minimum. • The student pays a one-time enrollment fee of 200 pounds when registering with the ISC • The student pays 100 sterling pounds per semester as the registration fee for study subjects. • The iddat hour = four actual hours.
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