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Data Analytics for Business

This course is a part of Analytics: Essential Tools and Methods, a 3-course MicroMasters series from edX.

Today, businesses, consumers, and societies leave behind massive amounts of data as a by-product of their activities. Leading-edge companies in every industry are using analytics to replace intuition and guesswork in their decision-making. As a result, managers are collecting and analyzing enormous data sets to discover new patterns and insights and running controlled experiments to test hypotheses.

This course prepares students to understand business analytics and become leaders in these areas in business organizations. This course teaches the scientific process of transforming data into insights for making better business decisions. It covers the methodologies, issues, and challenges related to analyzing business data. It will illustrate the processes of analytics by allowing students to apply business analytics algorithms and methodologies to business problems. The use of examples places business analytics techniques in context and teaches students how to avoid the common pitfalls, emphasizing the importance of applying proper business analytics techniques.

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Length 15 weeks
Effort 8 - 10 hours per week
Starts Aug 20 (36 weeks ago)
Cost $500
From The Georgia Institute of Technology, GTx via edX
Instructors Beverly Wright, Sridhar Narasimhan
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Language English
Subjects Business Data Science
Tags Business & Management Data Analysis & Statistics

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Excellent class. Very applicable if you work with data frequently. Having Python automation is a huge plus. Don't be put off by SAS just because your company doesn't use it. I found knowing it made it easy to gain familiarity with R or SPSS.

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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 15 weeks
Effort 8 - 10 hours per week
Starts Aug 20 (36 weeks ago)
Cost $500
From The Georgia Institute of Technology, GTx via edX
Instructors Beverly Wright, Sridhar Narasimhan
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business Data Science
Tags Business & Management Data Analysis & Statistics

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