Nine-week course is running at high schools in four states; designed to encourage students to study data and analytics

school-analyticsMu Sigma, a big data analytics and decision sciences provider, has launched an analytics curriculum for high school students.

The program, known as The Mu Sigma High Decision Sciences Program and taught by Mu Sigma associates, is designed to get students interested in the field of analytics.

It’s an extension of Mu Sigma University, a longstanding program for Mu Sigma employees intended to create interdisciplinary decision scientists, fusing together the disciplines of math, business, technology, design thinking and behavioral sciences.

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