Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization

  • Course StartSelf-paced
  • Course Duration16 weeks + Capstone
  • Workload1-3 hours per week
  • Credit OfferedCertificate Available
  • TuitionSubscription

Learn to build your data analysis and business modeling skills.

Specialization Description

The 5-course Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization is designed to equip you with a basic understanding of business data analysis tools and techniques. You will master essential spreadsheet functions, build descriptive business data measures, and develop your aptitude for data modeling. You will also explore basic probability concepts, including measuring and modeling uncertainty, and you will use various data distributions, along with the Linear Regression Model, to analyze and inform business decisions. The Specialization culminates with a Capstone Project in which you will apply the skills and knowledge you’ve gained to an actual business problem.


To successfully complete all course assignments, students must have access to a Windows version of Microsoft Excel 2010 or later.

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Sharad Borle

Sharad Borle has been a marketing professor with Rice University since 2003. He received an M.S. and Ph.D. in marketing from Carnegie Mellon University, an MBA from XLRI Institute of Management in India and a B.Tech in electronics engineering from Banaras Hindu University also in India. Prior to his academic career Professor Borle worked in […]

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