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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

What is Data Analytics

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 40 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
9 videos
Modern Data Ecosystem 4m
Key Players in the Data Ecosystem5m
Defining Data Analysis 5m
Viewpoints: What is Data Analytics?3m
Responsibilities of a Data Analyst 4m
Viewpoints: Qualities and Skills to be a Data Analyst4m
A Day in the Life of a Data Analyst 5m
Viewpoints: Applications of Data Analytics2m
3 readings
Data Analytics vs. Data Analysis2m
Summary and Highlights10m
Summary and Highlights10m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz15m
Graded Quiz15m
Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz15m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

The Data Ecosystem

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 68 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
11 videos
Types of Data 4m
Understanding Different Types of File Formats4m
Sources of Data7m
Languages for Data Professionals 8m
Overview of Data Repositories4m
RDBMS7m
NoSQL7m
Data Marts, Data Lakes, ETL, and Data Pipelines6m
Foundations of Big Data5m
Big Data Processing Tools6m
2 readings
Summary and Highlights10m
Summary and Highlights 10m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 15m
Graded Quiz 15m
Practice Quiz 18m
Graded Quiz18m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Gathering and Wrangling Data

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 40 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
7 videos
Data Sources4m
How to Gather and Import Data 6m
What is Data Wrangling?6m
Tools for Data Wrangling5m
Data Cleaning 6m
Viewpoints: Data Preparation and Reliability4m
2 readings
Summary and Highlights10m
Summary and Highlights10m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz 15m
Practice Quiz 10m
Graded Quiz 15m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Mining & Visualizing Data and Communicating Results

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 44 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
What is Data Mining?5m
Tools for Data Mining6m
Overview of Communicating and Sharing Data Analysis Findings5m
Viewpoints: Storytelling in Data Analysis3m
Introduction to Data Visualization5m
Introduction to Visualization and Dashboarding Software7m
Viewpoints: Visualization Tools3m
2 readings
Summary and Highlights10m
Summary and Highlights10m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 10m
Graded Quiz 15m
Practice Quiz 10m
Graded Quiz 15m

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