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Dealing effectively with multiple challenges at global and local level has become a critical and complex aspect of running a successful business, particularly when striving for growth, sustainability and effective leadership. Hertfordshire Business School is offering delegates the opportunity to immerse themselves in intensive and contemporary sessions on key business topics to begin to learn how to deal with these challenges.

The course is part of the MBA Summer School, a one-week programme consisting of eight masterclasses which can be individually selected and combined for bespoke learning. Discounts are available for multiple bookings. 

Masterclasses are lead by senior academics from the Hertfordshire MBA faculty who have proven expertise in their area of research and who regularly contribute to the AMBA approved MBA programme

The course will cover:

  • Using management information to support strategic decision-making 
  • Analysing contemporary issues in creating value from data and business analytics 
  • Understanding inferential statistics and visualisation tools 
  • Understanding descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics 
  • Demonstrating computer skills necessary for business analytics 

Course date: Thurs 11 July 2019, 09.00-12.30

Why choose this course?

This masterclass will explore the major theoretical concepts, research, practice and contemporary issues managers face when seeking to create value from data and business analytics. It addresses a variety of concepts such as organising and storing data through to extraction of data to be used in business analytics projects. Delegates will be introduced to a variety of tools and techniques which can be used to analyse, interpret and communicate results and make recommendations. 

Entry requirements...

Delegates should ordinarily have a first degree or equivalent and/or 3 to 5 years relevant industry/business experience. 



Start DateEnd DateDay and TimeCostLink
11/07/201911/07/2019Thurs 900-1230£250Apply online

Course fees

Standard booking: £250 per individual masterclass.

Discounts are available for multiple bookings and for University of Hertfordshire alumni and Business Academy members. Please contact us or download the booking form for further details.

Discounts on multiple bookings are also available for corporate clients.  Please contact us for details. 

Teaching methods

The course is taught by Dr Soheil Davari

The MBA Summer School masterclasses will give delegates a broad overview of some of the major principles and approaches involved in the Hertfordshire MBA Programme, and the opportunity to apply some selected principles to case studies or in the context of their own experiences.