Principal Analytics Prep

opens the door to your new career in
business analytics and data science.

opens the door to your new career in business
analytics and data science.

March 21, 2018

 Women’s History Month Event
3 Inspiring Women Share How
They Became Data Scientists

Moderated by
Kaiser Fung
Founder, Principal Analytics Prep
Author, Professor, Blogger

Harvard Business School Startup Studio
March 21, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Meet our Alumnae & Network
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April 2, 2018

Principal Analytics Prep

announces the

Founder’s Scholarship for Women
in Data Science & Analytics

Apply here

Note: A CDS application must be submitted first

For consideration, apply by April 2, 2018

Summer, 2018

Announcing Summer 2018 Cohort

Classes will run from

May 30 – Aug 24, 2018

Apply here today

General Deadline: Apr 16, 2018
Scholarship Deadline: Apr 2, 2018

A member of the Harvard Business School Startup Studio in New York City, Principal Analytics Prep is the brainchild of Kaiser Fung, a widely-cited industry expert and educator in data science and analytics. He was the founding director of the Master of Science in Applied Analytics at Columbia University. He also managed business intelligence, strategic analytics, machine learning, optimization, and data engineering teams at Vimeo, SiriusXM Radio, [X+1] (ad-tech) and American Express. Kaiser is author of Numbers Rule Your World and Numbersense, best-selling books that explore how data analytics transform decision-making in business and government.


Broad Curriculum of
Essential Knowledge

12 weeks of practical skills courses taught by tenured industry experts and hiring managers.

Balanced and comprehensive coverage of essentials of business analytics and data science, including statistics courses, coding bootcamps, and business knowledge

Elite quality program with small class size at professional-grade facility in New York City

Access to our deep network of practitioners, with 10-30 years of industry experience

Continuous career guidance throughout your job search


The distinguished faculty at Principal Analytics Prep consists of tenured industry experts who are also seasoned hiring managers. Our average instructor has over 10 years of experience running business analytics and data science for leading companies. Many have earned degrees from, or taught at, prestigious universities. They are passionate about training the next generation of industry leaders.



At Principal Analytics Prep, we see Data as the great game changer. Excellence in data analysis, interpretation, and communication balances subjective assumptions and objective evaluation, science and art, as well as soft skills and hard knowledge. Earning our analytics certificate or data science certificate sends hiring managers a strong signal of your commitment to the career transition.

Our Big Data training offers more hours of instruction than a data science degree at an accredited institution. Our graduates target jobs with titles such as business intelligence manager, data and analytics consultant, data scientist, digital marketing analyst, marketing analytics manager, data reporting analyst, consumer insights manager, social media analyst, advertising analytics manager, financial planning analyst, web analyst, testing and optimization specialist, data visualization specialist, and strategic analytics manager.

Recent graduates have found employment in various fields such as healthcare, technology, consulting, education, marketing, finance and agriculture. Before coming to Principal Analytics Prep, these students came from information technology, market research, academia, government agencies, medical school, law school, and so on.


Principal Analytics Prep is located at the Harvard Business School Startup Studio in New York City. The HBS Startup Studio nurtures innovative startups founded by HBS alumni.

We can help you navigate your career transition into business analytics or data science, an exploding field with huge growth. Fill out the following form to schedule a free consultation with our counselor, to receive program announcements, or to request an application.

Admission is on a rolling basis. Because of the small class size, admission is highly selective and we encourage you to apply early.

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