A 10-week programme developed by industry experts and academic staff of Independent College to give participants a full understanding of the power and scope of data analytics in business.

Course Type: Professional Accredited by: Independent College
Delivery: Online Fees: €995 – online & recorded
Duration: 10 weeks x 3 hours Location: Independent College
NFQ: Not Applicable Next Intake: October 5th 2022
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  • How to Apply
  • Aims & Objectives

What is this Course?

What Will Participants Get From This Course?

On this 10-week professional diploma, participants will gain comprehensive insights into:

• How to create a data analytics function

• Understanding the power and scope of data analytics in business

• The ethics and data protection regulations (GDPR) around data analytics

• Artificial Intelligence (AI) and predictive analytics

• Big Data and cloud computing

• How data analytics can be used to empower customer engagement, build new revenue streams, improve business performance, and create sustainable business value


Designed for non-technical managers and executives, the Management Diploma programme will suit individuals who need a comprehensive understanding of data in business. Data is crucial to every company and every manager in all sectors. Depending on the size, scale and stage of each company in their market strategy, business managers will use different data to inform business decisions and drive business performance. For some, focusing on building customer data will be essential, for others, risk and fraud analytics may be one of their main goals. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of data analytics and how it can be used to empower customer engagement, build new revenue streams, improve business performance and create sustainable business value.

Our lecturers have studied and worked in the field and bring depth of learning and experience from Irish and international organisations leading the way in data analytics use and application for business.

Modules Role of Analytics in Business
Big Data including Cloud
Customer Data Analytics
Risk & Fraud Analytics
Analytic Approaches & Techniques
Advances in Analytics – Artificial Intelligence, IOT, Machine Learning
Ethics, Privacy, Data Protection, GDPR
Creating a Data Analytics Function – Org Structure, Interaction with Business, Talent Management

What do you need?

Our Professional Development courses are designed to assist our students gain knowledge and upskill in important selected disciplines and therefore do not have entry perquisite requirements – our Professional Diploma in Data Analytics is open to all applicants while places are available. 

How to Apply?

For further information email profcourses@independentcollege.ie or phone  (01) 877 3925

Aims & Objectives