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Curriculum

Over the course of nine months, the UBC MBAN will equip you to thrive in today’s – and tomorrow’s – data-driven world. You’ll gain the technical knowledge needed to analyze big data effectively through courses like Advanced Predictive Business Analytics and Decision Analysis Under Uncertainty. And you’ll also gain a deep understanding of the broader business context with classes like Supply Chain Management and Data Driven Marketing. In other words, these nine months will give you unparalleled analytical decision-making skills.

Skillset Program Goals
Courses
Data
Management
Advanced analytical decision making; Communication skills; Team Skills BAIT 507: Data Management for Business Analytics
BAIT 508: Business Analytics Programming
Data
Analytics
BABS 506: Analyzing and modeling uncertainty
BABS 507: Descriptive and Predictive Business Analytics
BABS 508: Advanced Predictive Business Analytics
BABS 502: Forecasting and Time Series Prediction
BAIT 509: Business Applications of Machine Learning
Decision
Analytics
BAMS 506: Optimal Decision Making I
BAMS 508: Optimal Decision Making II
BAMS 503: Simulation Modeling I: Data Processing and Monte Carlo Simulation
BAMS 504: Simulation Modeling II: Queueing and Discrete Event Simulation
BAMS 517: Decision Analysis under uncertainty
Business
Context
All of the above; Understanding of the business context; Ethics and social responsibility BASC 500: Process Fundamentals
BASC 523: Supply Chain Management
BAMA 509: Marketing Analytics
BAMA 516: Customer Relationship Management
BAMA 511: Pricing Analytics
BAMA 517: Data Driven Marketing
Business
Skills
All of the above; Problem solving skills including project management and change management BAMS 521: Consulting Practices and Project Management
BA 520: Career Development Programming
BA 562: Creativity
BAHR 516: Leading Teams
Experiential
Learning
All of the above BA 509: Analytics Consulting Internship ^
^ This is an optional, competitive 6-credit option that students must apply for at the time of application. Students may complete the program without this option.