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Introduction to Data Analysis

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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.

Agenda

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