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MBA Big Data & Business Analytics Programme

 

The MBA Big Data & Business Analytics is a part-time programme: 

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Courses: 2 evenings per week, 18:30 – 22:00 hours
  • Time requirements: 20 – 25 hours per week (incl. class hours)
  • One week international field trip on Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Thesis Project: the application of Big Data in your own organization
     

The programme is intended for:

  1. Professionals with a quantitative background ( f.e.mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, econometrics) who want to apply analytics in various areas of business and learn about new technologies such as artificial intelligence, infrastructures for large datasets, blockchain, and more.
  2. Professionals with a business background (business administration, economics, finance) or other academic degrees with extensive business experience who want to learn about analytics and new technologies.

Curriculum

The curriculum consists of three elements:

Curriculum 2019 - 2021

 Aug 2019 Primer Statistics (online)
Sep - Oct 2019 Big Data Strategy & Implementation
Sep - Oct 2019 Statistics
Sep 2019 - May 2020 Amsterdam Leadership Programme
Nov - Dec 2019 Consumer Behaviour
Nov - Dec 2019 Econometrics
Jan 2020 Law & Ethics for Big Data
Jan 2020 Data Visualisation
Feb - Mar 2020 Big Data Infrastructures & Technology
Feb - Mar 2020 Operations & Supply Chain Management
Apr - May 2020 Financial Accounting
Apr - May 2020 System Optimisation
Jun 2020 Fintech: Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies (elective)
Jun 2020 Language Technology (elective)
Aug 2020 Primer Python (online)
Sep - Oct 2020 Valuation
Sep - Oct 2020 Corporate Strategy
Nov - Dec 2020 Data Stewardship
Nov - Dec 2020 Entrepreneurship
Jan 2021 International Study Trip
Feb - Mar 2021 Machine Learning
Feb - Mar 2021 Corporate Finance
Apr - May 2021 Quantitative Marketing
Apr - May 2021 Leading People Strategically
Jan - Aug 2021 MBA Big Data Thesis Project

 

 

* Please note that courses are subject to change.