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Introduction to Data Analysis (UWS)

ID : 64048   
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Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace.  Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions.  This course will give you a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting.  Businesses look for candidates with an understanding of how to analyze the data they have been collecting; this course will help you start on that journey.
Unit 1 
Understanding Data
  • Identify sources of Data
  • Discover methods of Collecting Data
  • Examine Quantitative Data
  • Examine Qualitative Data
Unit 2       
Processing Data
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Determine the Appropriate Statistical Method for use in various scenarios
  • Identify methods of Sorting and Filtering Data
  • Categorize Data
Unit 3       
Analyzing Data
  • Discuss Probability and the Normal Distribution
  • Perform Trend Analysis
  • Perform Breakeven Analysis
  • Understand basic Statistical Modelling
Unit 4        
Interpreting and Presenting Results
  • Design Professional-looking Tables
  • Generate Effective Charts
  • Create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • Compile a Dashboard for Management

Class Details

8 Sessions
Online 24/7

NA - Online

John Rutledge 

CEUs : 1.6



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Registration Closes On
Monday, February 1, 2021 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/1/2021 - 2/26/2021 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online John Rutledge 

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Introduction to Data Analysis (UWS)
ID: 64049

04/05/21 - 04/30/21
Online 24/7


John Rutledge

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Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

9700 France Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431

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