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Skills you will gain

Business IntelligenceData AnalysisData Visualization (DataViz)Microstrategy

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

36%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 25 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese (Simplified)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Decision Making and Decision Support Systems

6 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min), 19 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Overview of Decision Making Video Lecture5m
Conceptual Foundations of Decision Making Video Lecture11m
Decision Support Systems Video Lecture8m
Decision Making Support in Practice Video Lecture8m
19 readings
Optional Text Book10m
Additional Resources - Course Overview10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 1.110m
Additional Resources Lesson 1.110m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 1.210m
Additional Resources Lesson 1.210m
Periodicals10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 1.310m
Additional Resources for Lesson 1.310m
Additional Web Resources10m
Vendors and Software Companies10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 1.410m
Additional Resources for Lesson 1.410m
Ready Made DSS Products and Services10m
MicroStrategy Desktop Software Download and Installations Steps for PC and MAC10m
MicroStrategy Desktop Connections to Oracle VM on PC and MAC10m
MicroStrategy Desktop Welcome Training Video10m
Dashboards Demonstration Videos10m
Q & A and Errors Knowledge base10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Practice Quiz10m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Business Intelligence Concepts and Platform Capabilities

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 52 min), 11 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
BI Platform Capabilities Video Lecture7m
Training Video for Microstrategy Desktop BI Capabilities23m
Business Reporting Video Lecture7m
BI OLAP Styles Video Lecture5m
11 readings
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 2.110m
Additional Resources for Lesson 2.110m
Training Video for Connecting Data in MicroStrategy Desktop10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 2.210m
Additional Resources for Lesson 2.210m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 2.310m
Additional Resources for Lesson 2.310m
Training Videos for Connecting to Spreadsheets, Joining Datasets, and Data Blending in MicroStrategy Desktop10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 2. 410m
Additional Resources for Lesson 2.410m
Training Video for Wrangling and Profiling Data in MicroStrategy10m
2 practice exercises
Module 2 Practice Quiz10m
Modules 1 and 2 Graded Quiz #130m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Data Visualization and Dashboard Design

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 57 min), 12 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Data Visualization Guidlines and Pitfalls Video Lecture6m
Comprehensive Training Video for Showing Data Visualization Steps6m
Performance Dashboards Video Lecture8m
Dashboard Design Guidelines and Pitfalls Video Lecture9m
Comprehensive Training Video for Creating Dashboard Using Advanced Visualization17m
12 readings
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 3.110m
Additional Resources for Lesson 3.110m
Training Video for Visual Insight in MicroStrategy Desktop10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 3.210m
Additional Resources for Lesson 3.210m
Training Video for Exploring Data in MicroStrategy Desktop10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 3.310m
Additional Resources for Lesson 3.310m
Training Videos for Creating Dashboard in MicroStrategy Desktop10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 3.410m
Additional Resources for Lesson 3.410m
Training Video for Sharing a Dashboard in MicroStrategy Desktop10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Practice Quiz10m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Business Performance Management Systems

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 48 min), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Performance Measurement System Video Lecture6m
Balanced Scorecards Versus Six Sigma Video Lecture10m
Training Video for MicroStrategy Desktop Business Performance Analysis12m
Business Analytics Video Lecture9m
11 readings
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 4.110m
Additional Resources for Lesson 4.110m
Training Videos for Enriching and Modeling Data with MicroStrategy10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 4.210m
Additional Resources for Lesson 4.210m
Training Videos for Connecting to MDX and Excel Files and Creating a Mashups in MicroStrategy Desktop10m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 4.310m
Additional Resources for Lesson 4.310m
Powerpoint and Lecture Notes for Lesson 4.410m
Additional Resources for Lesson 4.410m
Training Video for Connecting to Social Media Sources in MicroStrategy Desktop10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Practice Quiz10m

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About the Data Warehousing for Business Intelligence Specialization

Evaluate business needs, design a data warehouse, and integrate and visualize data using dashboards and visual analytics. This Specialization covers data architecture skills that are increasingly critical across a broad range of technology fields. You’ll learn the basics of structured data modeling, gain practical SQL coding experience, and develop an in-depth understanding of data warehouse design and data manipulation. You’ll have the opportunity to work with large data sets in a data warehouse environment to create dashboards and Visual Analytics. You will use of MicroStrategy, a leading BI tool, OLAP (online analytical processing) and Visual Insights capabilities to create dashboards and Visual Analytics. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to build a small, basic data warehouse, populate it with data, and create dashboards and other visualizations to analyze and communicate the data to a broad audience....
Data Warehousing for Business Intelligence

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