• Early registration for Spring 2021 begins November 30 at 9:00 a.m. central time for students admitted to the Master of Business Analytics program and December 7 at 9:00 a.m. central time for students admitted to the Business Analytics Certificate. 
  • There will be no Spring Break.
  • Download and print the Spring 2021 course schedule

Virtual Courses

To support the safety of our students and faculty during COVID-19, all Spring 2021 courses will be delivered virtually. Students from all sites may enroll in any course regardless of the section identifier (EXA, EXB, EXF).

Type Course and Instructor Dates and Times Prereq(s) and Notes
Core

BAIS:6040:0EXF
Data Programming in Python

Jeff Hendricks

Mondays: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 25 - April 10

 
Core

BAIS:6050:0EXA
Data Management and Visual Analytics

Kang  Zhao

Mondays: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
January 25 - April 10
 
Core

BAIS:6070:0EXA
Data Science

Jeff Hendricks

Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:40 p.m.
January 27 - April 10

MSCI/BAIS:9100 or MBA:8150

This course will utilize Python, but students will not need to write Python code and in-depth knowledge of Python is not required to complete this course. Students will also have the option to use Orange, a data science tool that requires no programming.

Core

BAIS:6070:0EXF
Data Science

Gokul Murugesan

Thursdays: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
January 28 - April 10

MSCI/BAIS:9100 or MBA:8150

This course will utilize R, but students will not need to write R code and in-depth knowledge of R is not required to complete this course.

Core

BAIS:6120:0EXA
Analytics Experience

Kristy Walker

Mondays: 6:00 - 9:40 p.m.
January 25 - April 10
All certificate courses (MSCI/BAIS: 9100, 6050, 9110, 6060 or 6040 and 6070) plus at least one master's course.
Core

BAIS:6120:0EXB
Analytics Experience

Kristine Arens

Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:40 p.m.
January 27 - April 10
All certificate courses (MSCI/BAIS: 9100, 6050, 9110, 6060 or 6040 and 6070) plus at least one master's course.
Core

BAIS:9100:0EXB
Data and Decisions

Johannes Ledolter

Mondays: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
January 25 - April 10
 
Elective

BAIS:6100:0EXA
Text Analytics

Kang Pyo Lee

Thursdays: 6:00 - 9:40 p.m.
January 28 - April 10

(MSCI/BAIS: 6060, 9060, or 6040) and (MSCI/BAIS: 6070 or 9110)

This course will be taught using Python.

Elective

BAIS:6100:0EXB
Text Analytics

Qihang Lin

Mondays: 6:00 - 9:40 p.m.
January 25 - April 10

(MSCI/BAIS: 6060, 9060, or 6040) and (MSCI/BAIS: 6070 or 9110)

This course will be taught using Python.

 
Elective

BAIS:6130:0EXA
Applied Optimization

Kurt Anstreicher

Tuesdays: 6:00 - 9:40 p.m.
January 26 - April 10
(MSCI/BAIS:9100 or MBA:8150) and (MSCI:BAIS 9060, 6060, or 6040)

Online/Web Courses

Online courses are delivered with a combination of required online live weekly class sessions and recorded lectures, unless otherwise noted.

Type Course and Instructor Dates and Times Prereq(s) and Notes
Core

BAIS:6040:0EXP
Data Programming in Python

David Thole

Mondays: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 25 - April 10
 
Core

BAIS:6050:0EXP
Data Management and Visual Analytics

Kristine Bigsby

Wednesdays: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 27 - April 10
 
Core

BAIS:6060:0EXP
Data Programming in R

Samuel Burer

Tuesdays: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
January 26 - April 10
 
Core

BAIS:9100:0EXP
Data and Decisions

Benjamin Margolin

Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 28 - April 10
 
Core

BAIS:9110:0EXP
Advanced Analytics

Patrick Johanns

Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 28 - April 10
MSCI/BAIS:9100 or MBA:8150
Elective

BAIS:6105:0EXP
Social Analytics

Patrick Fan

Wednesdays: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 27 - April 10
MSCI/BAIS: 6060, 9060, or 6040
Elective

MKTG:9165:0EXP
Digital Marketing Analytics

Goutam Chakraborty

January 26 - April 10

MSCI/BAIS:9100 or MBA:8150

This online course is delivered with a combination of recorded lectures and discussion boards. Optional help sessions will be delivered on Sundays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Business Electives

Delivered through the Professional MBA Program.

Type Course and Instructor Dates and Times Prereq(s) and Notes
Elective

MBA:8110:0EXC
Marketing Management

Alice Wang

Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 28 - April 10
 
Elective

MBA:8140:0EXD
Corporate Financial Reporting

Patrick Molony

Mondays: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 25 - April 10
 
Elective

MBA:8140:0EXQ
Corporate Financial Reporting

Alan Moose

Mondays: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
January 25 - April 10
 
Elective

MBA:8180:0EXC
Managerial Finance

Anand Vijh

Tuesdays: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
January 26 - April 10
MBA:8140 or an undergraduate-level course in financial accounting or finance with a grade of B or better.
Elective

MBA:8180:0EXD
Managerial Finance

Jeffrey Hart

Wednesdays: 6:00 - 7:45 p.m.
January 27 - April 10

MBA:8140 or an undergraduate-level course in financial accounting or finance with a grade of B or better.

Elective

(Intersession)

BAIS:9140:0EXW
Agile Project Management

Wayne Kaul

Required live online sessions:
Monday, April 26 and Wednesday, April 28
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Fridays, April 30 and May 7 and Saturdays, May 1 and May 8
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This online course is delivered with a combination of required online live weekly class sessions and experiential activities.

This course was previously offered under course number MSCI:9010. If you have completed that course do not enroll in BAIS: 9140 as it is the same course.

Elective

(Intersession)

ENTR:9450:0EXQ
Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation

Kurt Heiar

Tuesdays: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
April 13 - May 15
This course will be offered as a virtual course, a remote version of an in-person course in which the instructor has discretion to use recorded video/audio content, required live web instructed sessions, and electronic communication.

Elective

(Intersession)

MBA:8110:0EXD
Marketing Management

Alice Wang

Mondays & Thursdays: 6:00 - 9:40 p.m.
April 15 - May 13
Saturday, May 15: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This course will be offered as a virtual course, a remote version of an in-person course in which the instructor has discretion to use recorded video/audio content, required live web instructed sessions, and electronic communication.

Elective

(Intersession)

MKTG:9120:0EXC
Customer Relationship Management

D. J. Nayakankuppam

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00 - 9:40 p.m.
April 13 - May 15

MBA:8110

This course will be offered as a virtual course, a remote version of an in-person course in which the instructor has discretion to use recorded video/audio content, required live web instructed sessions, and electronic communication.