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Strategic Business Analytics – n5 Most Coveted Coursera Certificate in 2015


ESSEC Specialization on “Strategic Business Analytics” was ranked #5 most coveted Coursera certificate on LinkedIn in 2015. The course is aimed at students, business analysts and data scientists who want to apply statistical knowledge and techniques to business contexts.



ESSEC Specialization on Coursera “Strategic Business Analytics”: #5 Most Coveted Certificate in 2015

"Statistical analysis" and "data mining" were the top skills that could get you hired in 2014, according to a survey of all the hiring and recruiting activity that year on LinkedIn. In 2015, these skills are still sitting comfortably at #2. It is the only skill category that is consistently ranked in the top 4 across all of the countries that were analyzed. It can be expected that it will stay in this class in 2016.

essec-courseraESSEC Specialization on “Strategic Business Analytics” on Coursera was ranked #5 most coveted Coursera certificate on LinkedIn in 2015.

It is not a technical course, as the pre-requisites are some background in statistics, R or another programming language and familiarity with databases. The course is aimed at students, business analysts and data scientists who want to apply statistical knowledge and techniques to business contexts. Learners are engaged in hands-on real life case studies: examples include predicting and forecasting events, statistical customer segmentation and calculating customer scores and lifetime value.


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