Certificate in Data Analytics
Gain an overview of topics in statistics and their applications in various fields.
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Beginner | Certificate Program | 6 Courses
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Skills You’ll Gain
Data Analysis Statistics Data-Driven Decision Making
What You’ll Learn
- Statistical Process Control
- Data Analysis in the Real World
- Data Analysis for Improving Organizational Performance
- Introduction to Data Analysis
- Tools of Data Analysis
- Statistics as a Managerial Tool
Prove your skills! When you finish this course, you’ll get a certificate of completion to show your current boss and future employers your commitment to keeping your knowledge up-to-date.
This certificate program will present the basics of quantitative analysis and its increasing use in today’s professional landscape. Learners will be exposed to quantitative decision-making tools and techniques, which tie into real-world case studies.
Skill level: Beginner
This self-paced certificate program utilizes games, videos, interactive exercises, quizzes, real-world case studies and other engaging content to ensure rapid mastery of the content and direct application.
Courses Included in This Certificate
Statistical Process Control is all about boosting quality. Quality management can not only deliver value to customers and stakeholders, it can also enable data-driven decision making that helps organizations gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. This intermediate-level course will introduce the basics of quality management, explaining the difference between quality control and quality assurance, providing methods for application of analysis, showing different applications of the Seven Basic Quality Tools. It all culminates in a brief case study, which illustrates the concepts covered.
This course discusses data-driven decision making across a variety of sectors such as healthcare, education, and government. This course also offers recommendations for decision-making based on data analytics for each sector. The course will begin with an introduction of Big Data, then continue into a deeper dive on its implications within each sector.
When using data analysis to improve organizational performance, it’s vital to employ the tools that bring the data to life and keep people engaged in the process. Organizations in both the public and private sectors often use tools and frameworks to deliver the data, and the information the data might suggest, to its staff. This intermediate-level course will explain some of these measures and tools, describe some specific measurements, and explain the relationship between assessment and strategy. Summarizing the data with the correct tool can be the gating factor to reaching staff and effecting changes that spur performance improvement.
Whatever your profession. Whatever your field. As a professional, and certainly as a leader, you will be asked to make a decision based on data. This course will introduce the different types of decisions made in an organizational setting, why quantitative analytics is important, and how data quality can affect decision making. Since quantitative analytics is used in various settings, this introductory-level course also offers insight into how research is used in different sectors. From a management perspective, the course highlights appropriate quantitative methods and ways to ensure quality and accuracy through research design.
There are a number of statistical tools and techniques that are commonly used by organizations to inform decision-making. These tools span numerous business functions and support many different objectives. This intermediate-level course describes, evaluates, and analyzes different statistical techniques and their real-world limitations and benefits. The course features crossover analysis, break-even analysis, cluster analysis, decision tree analysis as well as an introduction to regression.
Managing today can require good instincts. However, instinct is not enough to manage the huge amounts of available data and the complex variables of the business world. Statistics can help managers and leaders make sense of these complexities, back-up their assertions, and feel confident about when to take the risks and when to pump the breaks. This intermediate-level course examines statistics as a managerial tool. It also looks at common graphical representations of data and how these can be effective tools to explain situations and support persuasive arguments for a course of action.
About Our Learning Partner
This course is hosted by our approved learning partner, MindEdge. You’ll be sent to their site to purchase this training, and their customer service team can answer any additional questions you have about the course. As an official partner, the AMA may receive compensation for your enrollment.