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Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
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. 7 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Korean

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to the Course

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min)
4 videos
1. Information Action Value Chain Redux5m
2. Analytics in Classic Business Problems11m
3. Analytics in Emergent Business Problems13m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Best Practices in Data Visualization

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 28 min)
7 videos
Vehicles to Present Quantitative Information4m
Data Visualization Examples3m
Graphs in Excel and ASP5m
Graphical Excellence4m
Techniques to Display Multiple Variables4m
Excel Charts to Avoid2m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Interpreting, Telling, and Selling

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 62 min)
7 videos
Common Cognitive Biases10m
Misleading With Data8m
Market Experiments: When the action is the question7m
Know thy Audience11m
Telling compelling stories6m
Making It Real9m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz38m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Acting on Data

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 40 min)
4 videos
Case Study 2: Multidimensional Analysis for Customer Acquisition - Part 15m
Case Study 2: Multidimensional Analysis for Customer Acquisition - Part 211m
Case Study 2: Multidimensional Analysis for Customer Acquisition - Part 310m
2 practice exercises
Week 4 Quiz16m
Final Course Assignment1h

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About the Advanced Business Analytics Specialization

The Advanced Business Analytics Specialization brings together academic professionals and experienced practitioners to share real world data analytics skills you can use to grow your business, increase profits, and create maximum value for your shareholders. Learners gain practical skills in extracting and manipulating data using SQL code, executing statistical methods for descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis, and effectively interpreting and presenting analytic results. The problems faced by decision makers in today’s competitive business environment are complex. Achieve a clear competitive advantage by using data to explain the performance of a business, evaluate different courses of action, and employ a structured approach to business problem-solving. Check out a one-minute video about this specialization to learn more!...
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