Overview

Data is the new oil and data analysis is now critical for companies wishing to improve their management, accelerate decision-making, and find new business models.

This Master of Science aims to train Business Intelligence and Analytics professionals who need to provide decision support to managers. It enables them to benefit from a transverse consolidated view of data, not only to understand what happened in the past, but also to better anticipate the future, and efficiently collaborate within different business areas and using a wide range of information.

Semester starts

September

Degree info

  • Master of Science
  • 1,5 academic years / 90 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 11 500€ / academic year

Edunation application period

1.1.2021-31.7.2021

Objectives

Students of the master programme in Business Intelligence & Analytics will execute projects to learn about the efficient (lean) and flexible (agile) way of working between Business and Information Systems.

The programme welcomes students coming from all over the world and of different study backgrounds and experiences assuring a diverse multicultural experience.

Lectures are delivered by:

  • Practitioners, experts and managers from the business world who transfer their experiences in terms of knowledge and concrete examples to the students.
  • Faculty professors recognised as leaders in their fields of study.

Thanks to the programme, you will acquire general data awareness and skills, as well as a deep knowledge of business intelligence and analytics methodology and tools.

Structure

Semester 1

Business Intelligence & Analytics – Basics

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • Organization of Business Intelligence
  • Methodology in Business Intelligence
  • BI Methodology Applied (Group Project)
  • Fundamentals of Business Intelligence
  • Segmentation of Business Intelligence
  • BI Segmentation Applied (Group Project)
Management & Communication Skills

  • Introduction to Business
  • Mastering Data in Excel (e-learning)
  • French Language Classes (or Certification Voltaire)
  • Thesis Methodology (Part I)

Career Development & Counseling

  • Job Marketing
  • Individual Counseling
  • Meetings with Practitioners

Semester 2

Business Intelligence & Analytics – Advanced

  • Knowledge Management
  • Advanced Data Modeling
  • Advanced Data Discovery
  • Advanced Data Visualization
  • Advanced Analytics – Qualitative Data
  • Advanced Analytics – Quantitative Data
  • Advanced Analytics Applied (Group Project)
Management & Communication Skills

  • Strategic Management
  • Information Systems for Managers
  • French Language Classes (or Certification Voltaire)
  • Thesis Methodology (Part II)

Career Development & Counseling

  • Job Marketing
  • Individual Counseling
  • Meetings with Practitioners

Semester 3

Professional Mission & Thesis

  • Master’s Thesis
  • Oral Defense
  • Company Assessment
Career Opportunities

Graduates of the program can work in the following occupations, for example:

On Business side

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Manager
  • Information Manager
  • BI/BA Project Manager
  • BI/BA Team Manager
On the Information Systems side

  • BI/BA Functional Analyst
  • BI/BA Consultant
  • BI/BA Architect
  • BI/BA Scrum Master
  • BI/BA Domain Manager

In the long term, with complementary skills and additional experiences, students can expect to high-rank their current jobs or access others: Data Scientist, Chief Data Officer, etc…

Companies that welcome students of ESC Clermont:

  • Aptar Pharma
  • CGI
  • La Montagne Centre France
  • Michelin
  • Schneider Electric
  • Sopra Steria
Admission Criteria

The admission requirements for the program can be found on the university page.

Tuition fee & Scholarships

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can be found on the university page.

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