Decision Sciences and Business Analytics

Big or small data are increasingly a fundamental element for a company that wants to increase its competitiveness. One must be able to collect, read, analyze and use them effectively.The Decision Sciences & Business Analytics knowledge group of SDA Bocconi aims to provide the skills necessary to introduce a data culture within a company and decisions made based on empirical evidence and measurable results. Data becomes a strategic element of success.
The primary knowledge areas offered are:


  • Big Data Analytics, Visualization and Judgment
  • Scorecards and dashboards
  • Machine Learning
  • Classification, forecasting and segmentation models
  • Predictive models and dependency analysis
  • Models with structural equations
  • Time series modeling and forecasting (basic and advanced)
  • Quantitative market research
  • Setting the sampling plan
  • Parametric and nonparametric tests
  • Product association for Cross-selling and Up-selling
  • Scoring and Fraud Detection
  • HR Analytics
  • Predictive Maintenance models
  • Quantitative models for corporate finance
  • Simulation models
  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • Risk Analysis
  • Decision making under uncertainty
  • Scenario and decision analysis
  • Multi-criteria models and analysis

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