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Master of Business Administration (Business Analytics)

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The ICMS Master of Business Administration (Business Analytics)  is a next-level postgraduate degree experience for the ambitious, passionate, and driven – those who are serious about fast-tracking their career to the next level.

With an emphasis towards mastery of leadership, all ICMS MBAs focus on personal leadership development and people-first development, transforming students into sought-after graduate leaders who will positively influence the culture of their organisation, and their industry of choice.

The Business Analytics specialisation MBA equips you with the ability to implement and manage high-level business analytics projects within any global organisation.

You will gain the capabilities and skills to develop data-driven business solutions. Essential to all business, you will develop in-demand skills and analytical techniques used to turn data into actionable insights for decision making purposes.

Linked to achieving business objectives, you will explore how to utilise big data to drive strategic decisions and to achieve success in today’s data driven global business environment.

This specialisation also considers organisational complexities along with legal, ethical and data security concerns behind gathering, storing and using data.

Other MBAs offered include:

If you are looking for an introduction to the MBA, you could choose to begin your studies with a stand-alone or pathway option:

ICMS MBA degrees are designed to develop leaders who are truly sought-after in the business world. ICMS believes it is not just about gaining the letters – it’s about achieving mastery in leadership, and positioning you for success in a highly competitive job market.

This MBA has been designed to equip future business leaders with the practical wisdom to enhance the effectiveness any organisation, ensuring your status as a highly sought-after graduate within a range of industries.

Preparing you to be future-oriented with the ability to confidently lead through change and transformation, achieved through the emphasis on four cross-cutting themes that are embedded across all subjects:

  • Personalised Leadership  Development
  • Global Mindset
  • Ethics, Responsibility & Sustainability (ERS)
  • Future Orientation and Strategic Transformation

These high level skills are relevant for a variety of roles in any industry and are the backbone of a successful competitive global economy. 

With the unprecedented pace of global change, businesses must adapt to survive. Technological innovation and economic upheavals have altered traditional business models. The intervals between “revolutionary” impacts are decreasing, with change now constant. Businesses are seeking MBA graduate leaders who understand that transformation and leadership are inextricably linked with strategy execution.

Business success also depends on more than just strategy and planning. A positive and constructive organisational culture is crucial for exceptional business performance. Collaboration among diverse individuals is key to unlocking innovation and achieving greatness. Bringing together people with different ideas, experiences, and insights and getting them to work together towards a shared goal is essential. This is why the ICMS MBA (Business Analytics) incorporates the development of your “soft” skills, as well as competencies in core functional business areas.

Ultimately, success in today’s business environment requires visionary leadership, adaptability, and a culture that supports innovation and collaboration. The world is changing faster than ever, and businesses that fail to keep up risk being left behind.

ICMS MBA (Business Analytics) graduates will be sought-after for their ability to embrace change, foster a positive work culture, and transform global businesses, helping them to thrive in this ever-changing world.

As an ICMS MBA (Business Analytics) student you will have the opportunity to complete an Action Learning Project and a Professional Placement in an Australian or international business within your two Work Integrated Learning (WIL) subjects, included within the degree.

Professional placements are arranged by the dedicated ICMS WIL team who will work with you to secure an individually tailored internship role aimed at building your Australian business networks and connections, as well as providing real life work experience.

The MBA (Business Analytics) has been designed with the aim of enhancing and cultivating your unique leadership style. From day one, the best of industry and academia will be alongside you, teaching, mentoring, coaching and stretching you.

With their support, you will get the opportunity to network whilst you develop into the leader you want to become – confident, competent, and connected.

MBA (Business Analytics) Career Options

Graduating from an MBA results in career advancement in different ways for graduates. An MBA can be a career accelerator for graduates rising into managerial and leadership positions, typically resulting in higher levels of autonomy and responsibility. An MBA can also serve the purpose of changing a career track and to pivot into a different industry, role or to start a new career in a different country.  

With an MBA specialising in Business Analytics you will have the additional advantage of having technical skills to make sophisticated data driven decisions and to create a more holistic view of the business and its operations. 

The degree will also equip graduates to start their own business venture.

The list below illustrates a few of the wide-ranging career opportunities for an MBA graduate. 

  • Business Analytics Manager
  • Account Director
  • Business/Management Consultant
  • C-Suite positions
  • Business Development Manager
  • General / Senior Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Operations Manager

Quick facts

  • CRICOS Course Code: 112983B
  • Accreditation Status: Active
  • AQF Level: 9
  • Campuses: City Campus, Sydney Northern Beaches Campus, Manly
  • Full-time Duration: 2 years (or part time equivalent)
  • Work Integrated Learning: 2 x Subjects Included
  • Accelerated Duration: 1.3 years
  • FEE-Help: DFEE
  • Study Mode: On-Campus | Online*
  • Start: Main Intakes: February, May, August | Mid-Term Intakes: March, June, October & December
  • Annual Indicative Student Enrolments: N/A

* In accordance with the Australian Government ESOS National Code international students on a student visa can only undertake 33% of their total enrolment load online and must be enrolled in at least one (1) on-campus subject in each compulsory study period. Learn more

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The course information on this website is indicative of a typical study pattern only and is subject to change. Enrolled students will be made aware of changes to their course structure or subjects. Not all subjects are offered every trimester. The Academic Consulting Office can assist you with subject selection and structuring your course. A typical full-time study load is no more than 12 credit points and no less than 8 credit points per study period (32 credit points per year) for postgraduate courses.

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Dr Heidi Le Sueur

"Our MBA is for those who want to own it, make an impact, and above all, believe it's time to take their career and leadership to the next level. This is the next level MBA for the next level in you."

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)