Engage in a real-world experience in a high-demand business field. Students spend both semesters working on a variety of industry-driven projects, solving data-centered business problems and learning about the rewards of project-based work.
Using Excel and Tableau, students analyze and interpret quantitative information as a critical driver of effective business strategy development. Students examine statistical methods such as sampling concepts, regression analysis and inference procedures and then directly apply them to real and relevant business data. They learn how to build business forecast models based on analytical methods and work with leaders from the data analytics industry such as Nielsen, Centriam and Best Buy to understand how data drives improved performance in modern businesses. This program is offered to juniors and seniors.
Year-long, two-credit course earns:
- AP Statistics (one credit in Math)
- IB Business Management SL or HL (one elective credit)
Guest instructors provide expertise on topics aligned to the VANTAGE curriculum. Teachers use a content-first approach to learning, enabling you to master academic core content, and then see how it is implemented by business partners to provide solutions to real-world challenges.
Mentorship and Networking
All VANTAGE students have a 1:1 mentor, but the networking extends beyond one professional. Mentors often open doors and guest instructors freely share their contact information, some provide employment and extended site visits.