About the Program

The objective of this intensive program is to enhance professional development in all aspects of data analytics. Designed for students and professionals interested in pursuing careers in this field, the program provides participants with an understanding of the latest trends in data analytics including tools, research topics, skills’ requirements, and leading business processes.

The curriculum of this program can be customized in accordance with specific professional development objectives of participants and/or their home institutions.

Participants are selected according to criteria agreed upon in advance with Carleton University.

Program Content

This course emphasizes data modeling and critical thinking in an age of “big data” and real-time decision making.

Duration: 2 weeks or 4 weeks
Class Schedule:
Daily, Monday-Thursday
Industry Visits:
1 weekly visit to an Ottawa-based enterprise for experiential learning purposes

Week  Topic
Week 1 The Analytics Process Model

  •  Applying the Analytics Process Model to Small Analyses
Week 2 Data Definitions and Analysis Techniques

  •  Elements, Variables, and Observations
  • Levels of Measurement
  • Selecting Analytical Techniques
  • Evaluating the Analysis
Week 3 Correlation

  • Obtaining a Correlation Matrix

  • Simple Linear Regression
  • Calculating the Linear Regression Equation
  • Multiple Regression
  • Multiple Regression and Calculating the Regression Equation
Week 4 Statistical Process Control

  • Statistical Process Control
  • Variation and Control
  • Control Charts


Upon successful completion of the internship, students will receive a certificate of completion from the Global Academy at Carleton University.

Program Fee

For an average 4 week professional development program including accommodations, the fee is approximately $3,750.00. Without accommodations, the program is $2,750.00.

A non-refundable application fee in the amount C$100 + HST is required to apply for any program. To continue, please email GlobalAcademy@cunet.carleton.ca.