Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

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Data analytics for business

1st year

CourseCreditsProgramme
APPLIED LINEAR MODELS (SECS-S/01)8###
COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS (SECS-S/01)8###
MATHEMATICAL METHODS AND PROBABILITY (MAT/06)8###
STATISTICAL INFERENCE (SECS-S/01)8###
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT AND TECH LAW (IUS/07,SECS-P/07)8###
DATABASE SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER PROGRAMMING8###

One elective course among:
(credits 8)
CourseCreditsProgramme
BAYESIAN MODELLING (SECS-S/01)8###
NEW VENTURE DEVELOPMENT AND DATA-DRIVEN STRATEGY (SECS-P/07)8###

2nd year

CourseCreditsProgramme
STATISTICAL LEARNING (SECS-S/01)8
TIME SERIES AND SPATIAL DATA ANALYSIS (SECS-S/03)8
ADVANCED PROGRAMMING AND DEEP LEARNING FOR AI (ING-INF/05)8

One elective course among:
(credits 8)
CourseCreditsProgramme
FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS (SECS-P/11)8
STOCHASTIC PROCESSES AND OPTIMIZATION FOR MACHINE LEARNING (SECS-S/06)8

One elective course among:
(credits 8)
CourseCreditsProgramme
DATA VISUALIZATION AND TEXT MINING (ING-INF/05)8
EMPIRICAL ECONOMICS (SECS-P/01)8
MARKETING ANALYTICS (SECS-P/08)8

Other courses

In the second year:

Course ECTS

Elective courses (2)

8
Thesis 16

 

(1) One elective course among
The curriculum exhibits some degree of flexibility. For instance two broad study tracks are: i) Data science method and ii) Applied business analytics. For track i) the recommended choices are: Bayesian modelling, Stochastic processes and optimization for machine learning, Empirical economics or Data visualization and text mining; for track ii) the recommended choices are: New venture development and data-driven strategy, Financial markets and institutions, Marketing analytics or Data visualization and text mining.

(2) Elective courses list
One exam among the following (if not already chosen):

  • Internship/ Research assistantship/Field project (8 Ects)
  • Causal methods for policy evaluation (4 Ects)
  • Strategic decision-making (4 Ects)
  • Strategic equity transactions (4 Ects)
  • Data-driven operations and supply chain management (4 Ects)
  • Logic, rationality and decisions (4 Ects)
  • Statistical methods for network data (4 Ects)
  • Experimental design (4 Ects)
  • Italian course (4 Ects)
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