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Future Skills Short Course

Business Analytics and Visualisation

Learn the foundations of business analytics by familiarising yourself with Excel, and tell compelling stories through data visualisation with Tableau. 

Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week)
Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week)

Level up your skills and qualifications as a digital native

Teaming up with the best in industry, our courses lean into the future of work to deliver the best in structured, mentor-supported, 100% online education.

Business analytics and visualisation utilises data to draw insights, helping inform a business’ decisions with improved accuracy and efficiency. In today’s era of customer-centricity, it’s vital that organisations use data to drive unique and valuable products and experiences for their customers and set themselves apart from the competition.   

In 2023, LinkedIn cited Data Analysis and Analytical Skills among the top 10 most in-demand skills by companies. Throughout this course, you'll develop the foundational practical skills to make data driven decisions and communicate these using Excel and Tableau. 


Career outlook

Take a closer look at what opportunities in the Business Analytics and Visualisation field.

Job satisfaction

Business Analysts have a job satisfaction of 4/5

Industry growth

23.3% Projected job growth in the next 5 years

Salary expectations

The average salary of a Business Analyst is $120k

Job opportunities

In Australia, there are 6,000 + jobs available in this sector

Course overview

Learn more about our Business Analytics and Visualisation course in the video below.

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After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Course structure

  • Understand what data analytics is, the tools available, and how data analysts add business value 
  • Investigate different data types and sources and determine the relevant data to answer business questions 
  • Identify the data project lifecycle and explore basic Excel formulas and functions for analysing data 

Learn with industry experts

Lachlan Russell
Lachlan Russell Expert industry mentor

Our industry mentors are available to provide 1:1 feedback and guidance on your course work. Our mentors on this course include people like Lachlan Russell. Lachlan is an analytics professional at UberEats Marketplace. His work includes producing insightful enterprise-level solutions in industry to field service management, operational supply and demand, customer analytics and machine learning

Ansari Imamudheen
Ansari Imamudheen Subject matter expert

RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Ansari Imamudheen. Ansari is the Data and Product Analytics Manager at BetEasy. With over 7 years’ experience in interpreting

Learner success team
Learner success teamRMIT Online

Our learner success team are here to help you with 1:1 coaching, tips on how to successfully study online, and any questions or concerns you may have. 

Jelvie Grech
Jelvie GrechExpert industry mentor

Jelvie is a People Technology and Analytics professional who has been refining her skills for over 10 years. She has worked in various industries with brands such as Linfox, Aesop, and most recently, at REA Group. Four years ago, Jelvie completed courses in Tableau and PowerBI on the advice of

Why choose RMIT Online

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Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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