Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics & Data Storytelling

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov


6 Months Part Time


100% Online (Zoom)


100% Coursework

Aventis Graduate School

Graduate Diploma In Business Analytics & Data Storytelling (E-Learning)

Awarded by Aventis Graduate School | Incorporate Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Associate Certification


Data is the new oil. With the rise of data, analytics services and expertise are in great demand. In our rapidly digitizing world, data is your biggest asset that can be leveraged to unlock valuable business insights and for you to gain a competitive advantage.

Due to the rapid digitalization across industries, digital economy jobs are needed across a range of industries. These include all sectors covered under Singapore’s industry transformation maps that drive transformation for 23 industries across manufacturing, the built environment, trade and connectivity, essential domestic services, modern services, and lifestyle. Many organisations are increasingly using data analytics to drive business growth.

Career Opportunities

With rapid advancements in digitalisation, traditional business models are being overtaken by new business models powered by data analytics and predictive data across all 23 sectors with Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs). If you are keen to stay ahead of the curve, both in your role and in your industry, then this highly in-demanded Graduate Diploma program is just for you. Upon completion of this Graduate Diploma, you would be able to have a chance to pursue a rewarding career as a (but not limited to)

Why Choose Aventis ?

Gain access to an outstanding education built on Aventis' 15 years of exceptional global reputation in graduate education. Earn a qualification from a graduate school that you can trust and respect.

Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of the AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

Programme Structure

The programme comprises of 4 modules and can be completed in 6 months.

Through an engaging mix of introductions to key technologies, business insights, case examples, and your own business-focused project, you’ll explore how to harness the full power of Business Analytics and Data Visualization to support your business decision making process.

This online programme provides you with a holistic learning experience that integrates rich, interactive media such as videos, recorded lectures, and e-learning activities, and group discussion with like-minded peers through discussions.

Programme Delivery

This programme is broken down into manageable, 4 weekly sessions per module over Zoom, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities. Participants will have access to online materials throughout the 6 months. 

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov


6 Months Part Time


08:00pm - 10:00pm

What Will You Learn?

Business Analytics Using Tableau

Tableau is the most popular data visualization software used by many companies. This module aims to equip you with the skills to use Tableau to find answers to key questions related to business analysis. We are using sophisticated statistical tools like R and Tableau to analyze data. This module will explain how to analyze and present data using this powerful data visualization program.

Business Intelligence With Microsoft Power BI

This module aims to help you understand key concepts of Power BI by analyzing, visualising, and reporting data using the data analytics tool by Microsoft, Power BI. You will learn how to connect your data, import your data, author reports, publish reports, create dashboards, and share them with other business users so that they are able to utilise the business intelligence gathered in dashboards on both the web and mobile applications. This module also covers the latest tools to monitor your business growth and get immediate insights on any device.

Data Driven Digital Analytics

In today’s business environment, companies are collecting vast amounts of customer data and are trying to turn this "data" into valuable and usable customer insights. This module aims to equip you with the skills to use data to make evidence-based decisions across sales, marketing efforts, customer retention, fraud deterrence, and more. This module aims to provide you with a comprehensive guide on how to use data to enhance your marketing, sales and customer relationship management.

Data Storytelling & Data Visualization

This module aims to equip you with the skills to present valuable insights through data storytelling. Learn how to tell a story with data by bringing together data, visuals, and narrative. Understand the various types of story structures. Learn how to identify and apply a suitable narrative structure for the data. They should also be equipped with the skills to design and develop visualisations that support the narrative structure of the data.

Expert Faculty

Meet the expert faculty guiding your success.

Mr Tan Kwang Hwee (Victor)

MSc Biomedical Engineering

  • Professional Engineering and Business Management Personnel as well as Educator, well versed in operations management, teaching pedagogies, business strategies and use of technologies
  • Led a team of Executive and Support Staff to achieve excellence in school administration and operations
  • Set up a Digital Makers Lab which comprised of 3D printing, automation and robotics facilities

Mr Dwight Fonseka

AI and Data Scientist, Plano

  • Masters in Education (Curriculum & Teaching), Microsoft Certificate of Achievement (SQL), and an Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance (ACLP)
  • Adjunct Lecturer at the London School of Business and Finance
  • Interest in the area of data developed sometime in 2014 when he ventured into data analytics and database management

Mr Yeo Beng Wah

Masters of Business Administration & Bachelor of Engineering

  • Over 35 years of consultancy and professional experience across the education, electronics, and IT/software industries
  • Involved in an extensive suite of projects, including electronics design automation (EDA – CAD/CAE) segment, Exsedia’s, Mentor Graphics’, and Celoxica’s
  • Certified IBM Cybersecurity Practitioner and IBM AI Practitioner

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential, and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline


Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience

Awards and Funding

Upon completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics and Data Storytelling by Aventis Graduate School, which is registered with Skillsfuture Singapore. You will also be eligible to embark on the Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Associate Certification.

Academic Journey

Upon completion of the programme, you can apply for the Masters in Data Analytics programme awarded by London Metropolitan University.

The programme also serves as a foundation for further specialization in more specific fields like data mining, statistical modelling, data warehousing, business intelligence, and data visualization.


Our Graduate Diploma is one of the most affordable in Singapore. Download our brochure for more information about our grants available.

Complimentary Membership to Singapore Digital Chamber of Commerce (SGDCC)

Aventis students and alumni will be extended complimentary membership into SGDCC, allowing them access to the resources and networking opportunities including opportunities to sit on Committee with industry leaders across Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cyber Security & Digital Transformation

Success Stories

“The programme has allowed me to further apply the concepts taught during the Graduate Diploma. It was beneficial and worthwhile, especially being relatively new in this field. I have a long journey ahead of me in the AI industry, but I am glad to be connected in the AI Ecosystem, where I can share and gain insights with other aspiring Data Enthusiasts!”
Mr Wei Bin
IT Consultant
“Your learning will also take place in the company of experienced working professionals, just like yourself, who can provide a unique vantage point on the subject at hand. Whether you are seeking to expand your knowledge, to further develop your qualifications or to widen your network, you will find that Aventis offers you an opportunity to do so like no other.”
Mr Cheo Hu Gang
Manager, Rotra Chemicals

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Graduate School?

A graduate school is a school that awards advanced academic degrees with the general requirement that learners must have earned a previous undergraduate or a mature candidate with more than 8 years working experience. Graduate school focus on professional development as compared to traditional school which focus on academic theories and research.

Is Aventis a recognized institute?

Aventis Graduate School is registered with the Committee for Private Education under Skillsfuture Singapore and complies with the Private Education Act. Aventis is also a member of AACSB Business Alliance Group and EMBA Council.

How is Graduate school different from other education?

Compared to other studies, graduate school is a more concentrated course of study with greater expectations for the quality and quantity of your work. Graduate programs also entail a more focused studies in a specific discipline with emphasis on practical experience and case studies.

What is a Graduate Diploma?

A Graduate diploma is an advanced diploma that is usually taken after a bachelor degree. A graduate diploma is typically shorter in duration than a master degree course and should be viewed as an additional specialisation that improves a person’s overall employability. For a graduate diploma qualification to be offered in Singapore, the awarding body must be registered with Skillsfuture Singapore and the Committee for Private Education

What is a Postgraduate Diploma?

Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

A postgraduate diploma is considered as a Level 7 academic qualification under the RQF (UK).  Postgraduate qualification are commonly awarded in UK, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand. Similar to Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate diploma is typically done after a bachelor’s degree course. In some countries, the terms graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma are interchangeable, whereas in others, the postgraduate diploma is a higher qualification.

If I am a self-sponsored candidate, do you have financial plans to help me pay for my education?

Once you’ve decided on a course that you’re interested in, and that you can qualify for based on the entry requirements, we can arrange installment plans or loans through our banking partners to ensure that your dreams and career are never out of reach.

How long will it take to complete my studies?

Course duration depends on your selected area of specialization, typically you can complete your graduate diploma in 6 months and masters in 12 months part-time. please speak with one of our consultants for more detailed information.

Is the Masters Degree Awarded the Same as On Campus?

The Masters degree awarded to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus in UK or USA. You are invited to join the graduation in Singapore or on campus.

Do you offer online programmes?

Yes, to cater to the growing demand of graduate education across the world, most of our courses are delivered via ZOOM Live Stream where you can study anytime anywhere. All classes are also recorded for easy revision.

What is a typical class profile?

A typical cohort comprised of Singaporean, Permanent Residents and foreign expatriates working in Singapore. There is also a growing number of professionals that are not located in Singapore embarking on our graduate programmes due to its flexible online delivery model.

Are scholarships or study loans available?

Study grants are available for a limited number of students from not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. For more information on study loans that are available, please contact our admission officers to learn more.

What are the available instalment payment schemes?

At Aventis, we offer flexible and affordable instalment payment scheme for our postgraduate and graduate diploma programmes. You are eligible to pay your fees over 12 months interest free instalments (DBS credit card) or over 3 instalments with ATOME.

Do I need a Bachelor Degree to be admitted?

Whilst a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification is recommended, candidates above 30 years old with extensive working experience may be consider on a case-to-case basis. Please contact our programme advisors for more information.

Are there any other hidden fees besides the course fees?

The course fee cover Tuition, Academic services, Required readings and teaching materials, E-learning resources, Web-based information services. There is a one-time application fees of S$200 plus GST. All fees are clearly stated and there will not be any additional hidden fees.

Can I Deferred my Studies? Will I Be Penalized?

All our programmes are designed for working professionals. Learners who are unable to commit to the course requirement are advised to defer their studies to a later date. There is no academic penalty imposed on deferment. Please check with the respective programme advisor on the deferment cut-off date of the respective programmes.

Is Attendance Compulsory?

No, there is no minimum attendance requirement. Whilst there is no minimum attendance required for our programmes, students are recommended to attend 75% and above of all classes. Students who are unable to attend classes are strongly advised to watch all recordings before attempting any assessment or coursework.

Can I refer my friends or Colleagues?

Yes, graduate education are dynamic learning experience where you learn from your peers through discussion, reflection and case studies. As a gesture of goodwill, we will extend a referral fee of $400 (Masters Degree) or $200 (Graduate Diploma) for each successful referral. Terms and conditions apply.

Can I Graduate Overseas instead of Singapore?

The Masters degree conferred to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus. You are given a choice to graduate in Singapore or on campus in London or in United states.

How do I get started?

Please click on the Request Information Link below and speak with our programme advisor to get started.

What's Next?

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