Instructor in Business Analytics Introduction University of Calgary, Continuing Education Canada

Instructor, Business Analytics Introduction, Continuing Education

 

Job ID: 15064

Updated: April 12, 2018

Location: Main Campus

 

Position Description

 

University of Calgary Continuing Education (UCCE) houses one of Canada's largest and most successful continuing education departments. It is a multi-disciplinary unit offering diploma, certificate and non-degree programs in the classroom and online through technologies for course delivery.

 

In support of the University of Calgary's core principles and financial objectives, Continuing Education is an academic unit with a mandate to respond to the needs of the community through the design, development and delivery of high-quality lifelong learning opportunities.

 

Each year, UCCE serves over 20,000 adult learners and offers more than one thousand courses taught by hundreds of instructors—all experts in their fields. It is expected to fund, through revenue generation, the majority of its operational costs while contributing financially to the university.

 

The success of University of Calgary Continuing Education in meeting its business target in a competitive environment is dependent upon effectively serving students and by providing high-quality instruction and programs.

 

Position Description

 

University of Calgary Continuing Education is currently recruiting for an instructor (contract (term) position) to teach the following ICT 771 – Business Analytics Introduction – Classroom delivery course.

 

These instructional positions are non-credit teaching appointments and, as such, are contract positions without benefits (other than those required by Employment Standards).

 

Course details:

  • ICT 771 – Business Analytics Introduction – [Classroom Delivery]

FALL Monday - Friday, November 5-9, 2018

Monday – Friday: 9 am – 4 pm, Classroom delivery only, Downtown Campus

 

Course Description:

This course explores business analytics techniques to formulate and solve business problems and to support managerial decision making. Students will learn how to use and apply Excel and Excel add-ins to solve business problems.

 

Analytics is the application of analysis and advanced solutions to improve our understanding of something that is of interest to us. The understanding may be related to past, present or future behaviours.

 

Analytics includes business intelligence, which is comprised of standard and ad hoc reports, queries and alerts; and quantitative methods, including statistical analysis, forecasting/ extrapolation, predictive modelling (such as data mining), optimization and simulation. This course differs from the mathematically-focused or R programming for statistics courses. This course covers fundamental analytical techniques and when / how to apply them to management / business problems and how to interpret the results.

 

Course Level Learning Outcomes:

  • Define business analytics

  • Explain why analytics are important in today's business environment

  • Learn examples and demonstrate advanced techniques with a business application

  • Use data, information technology, statistical analysis, quantitative methods and mathematical models to help business gain improved insight about their business operations

 

Scope of Responsibilities (high level)

  • Create effective lessons plans, develop content, learning activities, presentations, assignments, evaluations, examinations.

  • (If classroom): Utilize Desire2Learn for all course materials, assessment and, student communication.

  • (If online) Utilize Desire2Learn (D2L) and Adobe Connect to facilitate synchronous and asynchronous course delivery including all course materials, experiences and student communication.

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent and work experience in the field are desirable.

  • Industry experience an asset.

  • Adult learning certificate or equivalent is an asset.

  • Previous teaching experience is essential; post-secondary teaching experience is preferred.

  • Previous experience utilizing Learning Management Systems such as Desire2Learn, Adobe Connect, Blackboard or Moodle, is preferred.

 

Application Deadline: May 11, 2018.

 

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes.  Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

 

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

 

Additional Information

 

To view a listing of all available academic opportunities and to find out more about what the University of Calgary has to offer, please visit our Academic Careers website.

 

About the University of Calgary

 

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

 

About Calgary, Alberta

 

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.  


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