UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Business Research and Analysis online short course

Course starts 18 June 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
12 June 2018
Course Starts:
18 June 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
12 June 2018
Course Starts:
18 June 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

The ability to manage and make business sense of the abundance of information in today’s commercial environment has become a prerequisite for organisations and businesses.

In 8 weeks this business analyst course will teach you how to use research to make better decisions, fulfill business goals and objectives, and keep your business at the forefront of its industry.

This short course is especially beneficial if you’re an aspiring manager, researcher, or business analyst who wants to gain the necessary skills; a researcher or analyst who wants to refresh their skill set; or a business owner, manager, or executive involved in problem-solving and decision-making.

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What will set you apart

This short course will equip you with the skills to:

  • Determine whether to enter into a particular business sector; to refine a business idea; to solve problems; or to enable a competitive advantage, using data as your strategic decision-making tool
  • Apply qualitative methods for analysing, interpreting and evaluating textual data using thematic analysis
  • Investigate a method for preparing and analysing quantitative data
  • Present a research report using quantitative and qualitative findings

Course curriculum

This online short course in business research and analytics is designed to help you use data to make powerful business decisions. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Fundamentals of business research and analysis
  • Course Module 2: Research principles and approaches
  • Course Module 3: Business research design and methods
  • Course Module 4: Measurement scales, sampling and variables
  • Course Module 5: Data collection techniques
  • Course Module 6: Qualitative data analysis, interpretation and evaluation
  • Course Module 7: Quantitative data analysis, interpretation and evaluation
  • Course Module 8: Documenting and presenting research findings

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 18 June 2018.

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