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Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Korean

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to the Course

4 videos (Total 35 min), 1 quiz
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
1 hour to complete

Best Practices in Data Visualization

7 videos (Total 28 min), 1 quiz
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
2 hours to complete

Interpreting, Telling, and Selling

7 videos (Total 62 min), 1 quiz
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
2 hours to complete

Acting on Data

4 videos (Total 40 min), 2 quizzes
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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Top reviews from Communicating Business Analytics Results

By SKMar 1st 2018

I really enjoyed the materials presented in this course. I wish recommendations on reference books were provided in any of these courses.

By AKMar 18th 2018

Very good course, Case based learning and examples explaing use of analaytics clarifed the course a lot.

Instructors

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Manuel Laguna

Professor
Leeds School of Business
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Dan Zhang

Professor
Leeds School of Business
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David Torgerson

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About University of Colorado Boulder

CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies....

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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