YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

8 weeks, excluding orientation

Weekly modules, flexible learning

An understanding of the kind of data you are dealing with in your role, and the ability to conduct a preliminary analysis and draw hypotheses about the data. 

The ability to analyze big data to better understand and predict human networks and behaviors in social structures.  

Proof of your knowledge of big data and social analytics in the form of a certificate from the MIT School of Architecture and Planning. 

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COURSE CURRICULUM

Orientation Module:    Welcome to Your 

Online Campus

Module 1:    Foundations of Big Data and Social Physics 

Module 2:   Personal Sensors and Human Behavior 

Module 3:   First-order Analysis and Data Exploration 

Module 4:   Network of Physical Interactions 


 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Module 1:  
Leadership and Influence

Module 2:  
Corporate Strategy

Module 3:  
Politics and the Global Economy

Module 4: 
Economics for Managers 

Module 5: 
An Introduction to Financial Accounting

Module 6: 
Marketing Principles and Practices

Module 7: 
Operations Management

Module 8: 
Corporate Accountability: 
Sustainable Business Practises

Module 9: 
Business Analytics for Managers

Module 10: 
Disruptive Innovation

 

The Ongoing Project: Using your business context as a case study

ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS

Module 1:  Introduction to economic theory

Module 2:  Microeconomic variables and their effect on business

Module 3:  Macroeconomics: employment rates, economic development and output

Module 4: Macroeconomics: inflation, foreign exchange and the government policy;


MANAGERIAL STATISTICS

Module 5:  The time value of money (TVM)

Module 6:  Statistics for business

Module 7:  Probability theory

Module 8: Statistical analysis and interpretation

Module 9: Making informed business decisions


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Module 10:  Financial statements and accounting

Module 11:  Profit and financial analysis

Module 12:  Assets, liabilities and equity

Module 13: Cost analysis

Module 14: Budgeting and cashflow management

ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS

Module 1:  Introduction to economic theory

Module 2:  Microeconomic variables and their effect on business

Module 3:  Macroeconomics: employment rates, economic development and output

Module 4: Macroeconomics: inflation, foreign exchange and the government policy;


MANAGERIAL STATISTICS

Module 5:  The time value of money (TVM)

Module 6:  Statistics for business

Module 7:  Probability theory

Module 8: Statistical analysis and interpretation

Module 9: Making informed business decisions


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Module 10:  Financial statements and accounting

Module 11:  Profit and financial analysis

Module 12:  Assets, liabilities and equity

Module 13: Cost analysis

Module 14: Budgeting and cashflow management

Module 5:   Second-order Analysis and Data Exploration 

Module 6:   Using Data to Effect Behavior Change 

Module 7:   Application of Big Data in Industry 

Module 8:   Data in Action 

WHAT THIS PROGRAM COVERS

Module 1:    
Foundations of Big Data and 

Social Physics 

Module 2:     
Personal Sensors and Human Behavior  
Real Estate Markets 

Module 3:     
First-order Analysis and Data Exploration  for Real Estate 

Module 4:    
Network of Physical Interactions 

Module 5:   
Second-order Analysis and Data Exploration 

Module 6:   
Using Data to Effect Behavior Change 

Module 7:   
Application of Big Data in Industry 

Module 8:   
Data in Action 


 

COURSE CURRICULUM 

Module 1:  
Leadership and Influence

Module 2:  
Corporate Strategy

Module 3:  
Politics and the Global Economy

Module 4: 
Economics for Managers 

Module 5: 
An Introduction to Financial Accounting

Module 6: 
Marketing Principles and Practices

Module 7: 
Operations Management

Module 8: 
Corporate Accountability: 
Sustainable Business Practises

Module 9: 
Business Analytics for Managers

Module 10: 
Disruptive Innovation

 

The Ongoing Project: Using your business context as a case study

ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS

Module 1:  Introduction to economic theory

Module 2:  Microeconomic variables and their effect on business

Module 3:  Macroeconomics: employment rates, economic development and output

Module 4: Macroeconomics: inflation, foreign exchange and the government policy;


MANAGERIAL STATISTICS

Module 5:  The time value of money (TVM)

Module 6:  Statistics for business

Module 7:  Probability theory

Module 8: Statistical analysis and interpretation

Module 9: Making informed business decisions


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Module 10:  Financial statements and accounting

Module 11:  Profit and financial analysis

Module 12:  Assets, liabilities and equity

Module 13: Cost analysis

Module 14: Budgeting and cashflow management

ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS

Module 1:  Introduction to economic theory

Module 2:  Microeconomic variables and their effect on business

Module 3:  Macroeconomics: employment rates, economic development and output

Module 4: Macroeconomics: inflation, foreign exchange and the government policy;


MANAGERIAL STATISTICS

Module 5:  The time value of money (TVM)

Module 6:  Statistics for business

Module 7:  Probability theory

Module 8: Statistical analysis and interpretation

Module 9: Making informed business decisions


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Module 10:  Financial statements and accounting

Module 11:  Profit and financial analysis

Module 12:  Assets, liabilities and equity

Module 13: Cost analysis

Module 14: Budgeting and cashflow management

Module 4: Micro-level: Property Valuation and Investment Analysis

Module 5: Macro-level: Strategic Investment Considerations

Module 6: Investment Analysis of Real Estate Development Projects

WHAT IS GETSMARTER? 


 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Module 1:  
Leadership and Influence

Module 2:  
Corporate Strategy

Module 3:  
Politics and the Global Economy

Module 4: 
Economics for Managers 

Module 5: 
An Introduction to Financial Accounting

Module 6: 
Marketing Principles and Practices

Module 7: 
Operations Management

Module 8: 
Corporate Accountability: 
Sustainable Business Practises

Module 9: 
Business Analytics for Managers

Module 10: 
Disruptive Innovation

 

The Ongoing Project: Using your business context as a case study

ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS

Module 1:  Introduction to economic theory

Module 2:  Microeconomic variables and their effect on business

Module 3:  Macroeconomics: employment rates, economic development and output

Module 4: Macroeconomics: inflation, foreign exchange and the government policy;


MANAGERIAL STATISTICS

Module 5:  The time value of money (TVM)

Module 6:  Statistics for business

Module 7:  Probability theory

Module 8: Statistical analysis and interpretation

Module 9: Making informed business decisions


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Module 10:  Financial statements and accounting

Module 11:  Profit and financial analysis

Module 12:  Assets, liabilities and equity

Module 13: Cost analysis

Module 14: Budgeting and cashflow management

ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS

Module 1:  Introduction to economic theory

Module 2:  Microeconomic variables and their effect on business

Module 3:  Macroeconomics: employment rates, economic development and output

Module 4: Macroeconomics: inflation, foreign exchange and the government policy;


MANAGERIAL STATISTICS

Module 5:  The time value of money (TVM)

Module 6:  Statistics for business

Module 7:  Probability theory

Module 8: Statistical analysis and interpretation

Module 9: Making informed business decisions


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Module 10:  Financial statements and accounting

Module 11:  Profit and financial analysis

Module 12:  Assets, liabilities and equity

Module 13: Cost analysis

Module 14: Budgeting and cashflow management

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GetSmarter, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 2U, Inc., is a digital education company that partners with the world's leading universities to select, design and deliver premium online short courses with a data-driven focus on learning gain.

Technology meets academic rigor in our people-mediated model which enables lifelong learners across the globe to obtain industry-relevant skills that are certified by the world’s most reputable academic institutions. 


 

WHAT IS GETSMARTER?

Module 1:  
Leadership and Influence

Module 2:  
Corporate Strategy

Module 3:  
Politics and the Global Economy

Module 4: 
Economics for Managers 

Module 5: 
An Introduction to Financial Accounting

Module 6: 
Marketing Principles and Practices

Module 7: 
Operations Management

Module 8: 
Corporate Accountability: 
Sustainable Business Practises

Module 9: 
Business Analytics for Managers

Module 10: 
Disruptive Innovation

 

The Ongoing Project: Using your business context as a case study

ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS

Module 1:  Introduction to economic theory

Module 2:  Microeconomic variables and their effect on business

Module 3:  Macroeconomics: employment rates, economic development and output

Module 4: Macroeconomics: inflation, foreign exchange and the government policy;


MANAGERIAL STATISTICS

Module 5:  The time value of money (TVM)

Module 6:  Statistics for business

Module 7:  Probability theory

Module 8: Statistical analysis and interpretation

Module 9: Making informed business decisions


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Module 10:  Financial statements and accounting

Module 11:  Profit and financial analysis

Module 12:  Assets, liabilities and equity

Module 13: Cost analysis

Module 14: Budgeting and cashflow management

ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS

Module 1:  Introduction to economic theory

Module 2:  Microeconomic variables and their effect on business

Module 3:  Macroeconomics: employment rates, economic development and output

Module 4: Macroeconomics: inflation, foreign exchange and the government policy;


MANAGERIAL STATISTICS

Module 5:  The time value of money (TVM)

Module 6:  Statistics for business

Module 7:  Probability theory

Module 8: Statistical analysis and interpretation

Module 9: Making informed business decisions


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Module 10:  Financial statements and accounting

Module 11:  Profit and financial analysis

Module 12:  Assets, liabilities and equity

Module 13: Cost analysis

Module 14: Budgeting and cashflow management

Module 4: Micro-level: Property Valuation and Investment Analysis

Module 5: Macro-level: Strategic Investment Considerations

Module 6: Investment Analysis of Real Estate Development Projects

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