MSc in Business Analytics (MIBA)
BIG DATA is shifting the fundamental paradigms of the business world, creating an entirely new kind of business. With the birth of new technologies and big data developments comes the need for increasingly multifaceted professionals, experts in IT, mathematics, statistics and business. ESADE’s MSc in Business Analytics aims to train this new professional, bridging the gap between the world of computing and that of business leaders and directors. The programme links the technology with strategy and reveals its transformative power throughout the organisation, including marketing, finance, and operations.
-Participate in multidisciplinary groups working on big data and data analytics projects with a significant business expert.
-Develop data analytics projects using Python, R, and the standard libraries & tools.
-Contribute to the design of big data & data analytics projects using commercial and open source platforms such as Spark or AWS.
-Gain a deep knowledge of big data & data analytics in one of three areas: finance; marketing and retail; or industry 4.0 & internet of things & smart cities – or a combination of these areas.
The MSc In Business Analytics is a full-time programme taught entirely in English. It lasts one acadèmic year (September – June)
-Specific pre-programmes for candidates from both technology and management backgrounds.
-Meet the leaders: a trip to Silicon Valley to meet company leaders in the digital industry together with university researchers and thought leaders. The study tour may include a workshop entitled Design Thinking for Data Science at the Stanford d-school.
-Analytics to Practice (A2P): a project with real companies and/or the public sector.
-Speaker series: fortnightly sessions with industry and academic leaders followed by networking where thought leaders share their visions.
-Choose between three tracks: