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SAS/Purdue Certificate in Business Analytics

The SAS/PURDUE Certificate Program in Business Analytics was jointly established by the SAS Institute and the Quantitative Methods area of the Krannert School of Management in the spring of 2007. Krannert has been well known for its quantitative focus in the Master's programs, and SAS is a leader in business analytics software and services, and is the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. The partnership provides you with unique opportunities to be certified in the area of business analytics.

Program Requirements

In order to qualify for the SAS Business Analytics Certificate, students must successfully complete the following courses:

MGMT 57100: Data Mining w/SAS Enterprise Miner
MGMT 67000: Business Analytics
MGMT 67200: Advanced Business Analytics w/SAS 

And at least three of the following four courses:

MGMT 57000: Spreadsheet Modeling and Simulation
MGMT 57200: Six Sigma Quality Management
MGMT 57300: Optimization Modeling w/spreadsheets
MGMT 58200: Management of Organizational Data (or MGMT 68300: Management Information Systems) 


You will become proficient in data mining techniques, spreadsheet modeling and simulation,  and quality management, as well as in SAS data management, programming, SAS Base system and Enterprise Miner.

You will increase your career opportunities and marketability: Highlight on your resume that you have completed the course requirements set out by SAS and Purdue University. 


To learn more, contact Professor Yanjun Li at 765-494-4525 and