IS 590BA Business Analytics

A foundational course in practical data analytics for the beginner. Students will be introduced to current data analysis tools and techniques for the querying, transformation, summarization, visualization, and modeling of data. Concurrently, the course will explore the terminology and theory behind data analysis and delve into the soft skills required to become an analytics advocate in the workplace. Tools used will include R, MySQL, and Tableau. No prior experience is assumed.

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2019

    • IS590BAO
      Thu, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      All other students need department approval. Email ischool-advising@illinois.edu.
      Instructor
      John Gough
      CRN
      69326
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
  • Summer 2019

    • IS590BAO
      Thu, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      No prior experience is assumed.
      Instructor
      John Gough
      CRN
      39602
      Length
      12 weeks
      Credit hours
      4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).