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Data ModelData QualityData AnalysisSQL

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Data and Analysis in the Real World

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 58 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Introduction to the Specialization1m
0. Introduction to Data & Analysis in Real World1m
1. Thinking about Analytical Problems6m
2. Conceptual Business Models6m
3. The information-Action Value Chain (Part 1)9m
4. The information-Action Value Chain (Part 2)11m
5. Real World Events and Characteristics8m
6. Data Capture by Source Systems10m
3 readings
Week 1 Lecture Slides10m
Week 1 Quiz Answer Key10m
You can now start part 1 of the final assignment!1m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Analytical Tools

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 72 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
1. Data Storage and Databases12m
2. Big Data & the Cloud14m
3. Virtualization, Federation, and In-Memory Computing8m
4. The Relational Database14m
5. Data Tools Landscape11m
6. The Tools of the Data Analyst9m
3 readings
Week 2 Lecture Slides10m
Week 2 Quiz Answer Key10m
You can now start part 2 of the final assignment!10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Data Extraction Using SQL

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 56 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
1. Introduction to SQL9m
2. Aggregating and Sorting Data in SQL11m
3. Extracting Data from Multiple Tables10m
4. Stacking Data with UNION Command5m
5. Extending SQL Queries Using Operators10m
6. Using SQL Subqueries6m
3 readings
Week 3 Lecture Slides10m
Week 3 SQL Assignment Answer Key10m
You can now start part 3 of the final assignment!10m
1 practice exercise
SQL Coding Assignment30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Real World Analytical Organizations

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 63 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
1. Analytical Organizations – Roles11m
2. Analytical Organizations – Structures11m
3. Data Governance8m
4. Data Privacy17m
5. Data Quality11m
2 readings
Week 4 Lecture Slides10m
Week 4 Quiz Answer Key10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz30m

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