Melbourne Business School Degree Programs Master of Analytics Management

Master of Analytics Management

The first degree of its kind in Australia for leaders and managers who want to leverage data strategically.

CRICOS Code: 0100137

Human insight is critical when it comes to understanding how data can be used for success.

Our Master of Analytics Management will give you the skills to become a leader in this area by learning how to work with analysts to extract value from data and use that information to improve business decision-making.

The program is designed for managers who want to learn how to leverage data strategically and consists of part-time study over 18 months.

Students who aspire to become business analytics practitioners are catered to by the Master of Business Analytics.

Student Experience

People come from all over the world to Melbourne Business School because they want to study with the best.

People come from all over the world to Melbourne Business School because they want to study with the best.

We attract some of the brightest academics in the field from institutions like Yale, Stanford and INSEAD, who teach in class sizes much smaller than their colleagues overseas.

Our campus is just four tram stops from the centre of Melbourne and has vibrant communal areas and accommodation for students who stay on-site during their classes.

We have a number of student clubs dedicated to areas including marketing, consulting and finance, and host regular industry networking events.

Success Story

What I've learned is how to give the team and myself a better picture of our objectives and what we want from the data.

TRACY WANG
Consulting Manager, PwC

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Subjects and Structure

Master of Analytics Management - Course structure

Subjects

Data Analysis

Gain the fundamental quantitative skills necessary to extract information from data and make better managerial decisions.

You will become familiar with the tools of quantitative analysis, develop the necessary skills for analytical thinking and gain a quantitative mindset to measure performance.

Marketing

Come to understand the challenges that organisations face in managing demand and how to address them with optimal demand‐side strategies.

You will learn how and which marketing investments help develop market‐based assets, how they translate into market outcomes, and how such outcomes help ensure an organisation’s long‐term survival.

Operations

Discover why competing companies face increasing pressures to exceed customer expectations along multiple performance measures, such as cost, quality, flexibility and innovation.

You will learn how to design business processes and manage their continuous improvement, learning the core concepts that are essential for leveraging a firm’s operational capabilities to achieve sustainable competitive advantage.

Financial Management

Introduce yourself to valuation and financial management as you focus on valuing financial assets and selecting investment projects.

You will learn why firms should be managed to increase the wealth of their shareholders, subject to fulfilling their contractual and legal obligations to other stakeholders.

Financial Accounting

Gain a foundation for understanding for-profit entities’ external financial reporting.

You will learn to correctly interpret and apply: accounting information, provided for internal managerial decision-making, and financial statements, used to make externally‐focused judgments and decisions, such as assessing a firm’s intrinsic value relative to competitors.

Managerial Economics

Discover the economic-reasoning tools to develop and evaluate strategic business options and make better decisions.

You will discuss and develop the fundamental economic concepts and analytical skills required in managerial and strategic decision‐making, especially in situations of bargaining, price setting and analysing different market environments or asymmetric information.

Business Analytics

Come to understand successful ways to extract relevant information from data to inform business decisions.

You will learn which type of data to use for solving a business problems and how to influence an organisation to move from a decision‐based/evidence-making mode to an evidence‐based/decision-making mode.

Predictive Analytics

Look into the best methods for predicting business variables using historical data.

You will learn about traditional regression, time series analysis, forecasting models, survival analysis, data mining, support vector machines and sentiment analysis, and learn to understand how these methods can be applied to various business problems.

Optimisation and Quantitative Decision Making

There are numerous mathematical methods used to obtain efficient solutions to a large variety of complex business problems.

Gain the ability to formulate a business problem as a mathematical model and then to use quantitative techniques to identify a solution to it.

Leading in Data Driven Organisations

As organisations become more reliant on data, managers will need to create and facilitate an environment in which to deploy analytics.

Equip yourself with the necessary insights to formulate an organisation’s vision and goals around the use of business analytics, along with specific tools to implement and manage the change processes required to achieve this.

Applied Analytics Lab

Across 10 weeks, take part in a project using real data from an industry setting by using what you have learned to date.

Take on the practical challenges in implementing data analytics in an organisation, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of how analytics can be implemented within organisations.

The assessment week of this subject will involve the completion of a report and a project presentation. This is an individual project.

Marketing Analytics

It has become increasingly important to know how marketing actions translate into revenue and profit growth.

Discover the tools that enable this translation and the technology-enabled and model-supported approach to harness customer and market data to improve marketing decision-making.

Supply Chain Analytics

Rapid technology advancements combined with fast and cheap computing power, have enabled firms to transform their industries by developing business models and re-engineering their supply chains.

Gain the ability to use appropriate tools and techniques to analyse strategic, tactical and operational decisions pertaining to inventory management, facility location, logistics and other supply chain management related decisions, and become exposed to how real-world logistics and supply chain decisions have been made via case studies.

Finance and Accounting Analytics

Examine how financial statement data, financial market data and non-financial metrics are associated with firm value and performance.

You will explore how to use statistical modelling to determine the drivers of firm value, performance and the evolution of market prices - going over analytics for performance, valuation, credit, risk, portfolio and the market, and use prediction models to detect financial reports and transactions that may have been manipulated by managers.

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Investment

Program Fee

The 2020 Master of Analytics Management program fee is $4,300 per subject. The full program consists of 11 subjects. Fees are paid per subject per term in advance, and students are notified of payment deadlines at the beginning of each calendar year.*

 

FEE-HELP

FEE-HELP is available for eligible Australian citizens and permanent residents.

 

Company Sponsorship

Many students share the cost of studying with their employer. Melbourne Business School is happy to provide a business case to share with your employer about the benefits of studying an Executive MBA to the organisation. Please contact us for more information.

 

Other Costs

Approximately $120 per subject is a reasonable amount to budget for textbooks and other study-related expenses.

 

*Fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted to take into account cost increases. The School guarantees that fees will not increase by more than 10 per cent from year to year.

How to Apply

Application process

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Offer

The Selection Committee will make the final decision on each applicant, usually within four weeks. All applicants will be notified of the outcome via email.

Application deadlines

Closing dates for our 2020 intakes are as follows:

Term

Application deadline

Class commences

January

30 November 2019

3 January 2020

March

28 February 2020

27 March 2020

June

30 May 2020

19 June 2020

September             

30 August 2020

11 September 2020   

The deadline for all applications is 11.59pm AEST. If you wish to apply after the closing date, please contact us via study@mbs.edu or +61 3 9349 8200.

Application requirements

For a successful application, you will need:

  • An up-to-date CV showing at least two years of work experience.
  • A copy of your undergraduate academic transcript and any postgraduate transcripts, if relevant.
  • A passport or verified document showing your current citizenship / residency status.
  • An excellent command of English, with a copy of your IELTS or TOEFL score* if you are a non-native speaker.
  • Personal statements relating to your goals and how you can contribute to the program.
  • The names and contact details of two professional referees.


Please note that international students are not eligible for this program.


*For IELTS, you will need a minimum score of 7.0 overall, with no individual score less than 6.5. For TOEFL iBT, you will need a minimum score of 102, with a written score minimum of 24 and no individual score lower than 21.

Entry Requirements

  • A university degree
  • Two professional referees
  • English proficiency

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