APBS

Master’s Degree in Business Intelligence & Big Data

Program overview

This program prepares for the dual Management-Financial competence that allows to master
the concepts, methods and tools of Business Intelligence, a top source of data for Managers in
the Big Data era. It enables the graduate to use the appropriate Business Intelligence solutions
according to the expressed needs and available data. As such, the graduate will be
well-qualified to grow into an important member of the organization, actively assisting decision
making through the use of acquired new techniques.

FOUNDATION COURSES

Semester 1

Semester 1

– Introduction and Fundamentals of Business Intelligence:
– Business Intelligence Methodology
– IT & Operational Training 1: Visual Analytics
– Management accounting
– General Culture and Soft Skills 2: English
– Managerial Economics
– Organizations & people
– Interdisciplinary seminar I
– (Optional Oil & Gas Oil) Oil and Gas Finance and Risk Analysis
– (Optional Banking Services) Contemporary Issues In Banking
– (Optional Pharmaceutical Industries) Managing the Pharmaceutical Sales Organization

Semester 2

Semester 2

– Skill-based approach: contribution to the development of a competency framework
– Strategic Management

– Culture and soft skills 2: Professionalization workshop
– Culture and Soft Skills 3: Communication in a Business Environment
– Business games
– Finance for managers
– IT & Operational Training 2: ERP APPLICATION AND BUSINESS PROCESS DEVELOPMENT
– (Optional : Oil & Gas Oil Track) Managing Projects and Optimizing Oil & Gas Operations
– (Optional : Banking and Financial Services Track) International Banking
– (Optional : Pharmaceutical Industries Track ) Pharmaceutical Marketing Research

Semester 3

Semester 3

– Human resources management
– Professional Mobility
– Strategy, Foresight and Work Mobility
– Forecast management of employment, jobs and skills and securing career paths
– Professional Transitions- Financial management
– Interdisciplinary seminar II
– IT & Operational Training. : Practical Toolbox for Managers
– (Optional) Case-based approach: accompanying people in professional transitions
– (Optional) Labour law and organizational restructuring
– (Optional) Coaching techniques

Semester 4

Semester 4

- Internship
The most important element of internships is the integration of classroom knowledge and theory with practical application and skills.
Some of the benefits of internships for students include:
Professional experience.
Research experience.
Access to a variety of assignments and departments.
Mentoring.
Assistance with career goal orientation.
Creating a professional network.
Building a strong resume.
Obtaining good references and recommendations.