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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Managing Data Analysis by Johns Hopkins University

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About the Course

This one-week course describes the process of analyzing data and how to manage that process. We describe the iterative nature of data analysis and the role of stating a sharp question, exploratory data analysis, inference, formal statistical modeling, interpretation, and communication. In addition, we will describe how to direct analytic activities within a team and to drive the data analysis process towards coherent and useful results. This is a focused course designed to rapidly get you up to speed on the process of data analysis and how it can be managed. Our goal was to make this as convenient as possible for you without sacrificing any essential content. We've left the technical information aside so that you can focus on managing your team and moving it forward. After completing this course you will know how to…. 1. Describe the basic data analysis iteration 2. Identify different types of questions and translate them to specific datasets 3. Describe different types of data pulls 4. Explore datasets to determine if data are appropriate for a given question 5. Direct model building efforts in common data analyses 6. Interpret the results from common data analyses 7. Integrate statistical findings to form coherent data analysis presentations Commitment: 1 week of study, 4-6 hours Course cover image by fdecomite. Creative Commons BY
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Top reviews

Feb 28, 2017

A long course compared to others in the specialization, but a lot of great material. Very well presented, the instructors know how to present this material and make it easy to grasp and understand.

Nov 22, 2016

The course is full of the cases and the real life examples coupled with the theory background. Its very simple to understand and the course will definitely be of an value for people looking for

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By Abha T

Aug 7, 2019

For a high level course on managing data analysis from initiation to final read out- course emphasizes the right points

By Aedrian A

Jan 13, 2021

I find this course a nice overview of not only data management for data science purposes, but for research in general.

By Pushpendra S

Feb 27, 2020

Excellent content and a very knowledgeable teacher. Very useful for a wide audience including seasoned Data Scientists

By Alerik E C R

Oct 13, 2020

Helpful in providing insight on my field. It also clarified some of my troubles when doing studies and data analysis.

By Debbie M

Apr 8, 2020

Roger Peng did an excellent job of developing this course. His book, The Art of Data Science, will be a useful tool.

By Joseph F

Jul 11, 2021

Very good course. Loved the way each concept was explained. I enjoyed the assignments and the pace of the course.

By Felipe M

Apr 25, 2021

Muy recomendado, el contenido es claro y para quienes estamos liderando equipos de analítica es muy acertado.

By Robert W

Nov 24, 2017

This course has a lot of great content. It's important to do the reading in addition to watching the videos.

By Nicholas A F

Aug 17, 2018

This was a great introduction to Data Analysis. The lectures were engaging as well as the reading material.

By Maheedhar B J

Feb 24, 2018

Ideal introductory course for experienced people before they deep dive into specific courses in analytics..

By S.D. V

Jan 17, 2021

Provides good insight into data analysis , through different models , which will help in decision making

By Geetha R

Jun 11, 2019

Lot of information, helpful for each and every step of data analysis. Very well explained with examples.

By Claudia Z

Jun 25, 2017

Great course and the instructor is awesome, he knows how to teach because all the quizzes made me think.

By Wladimir R

Sep 9, 2018

Teachers, Content and knowledge is amazing valuable for my professional development. Highly recommended

By Elton K

Dec 14, 2018

Interesting for a Non-Data Science Executive despite some minor spelling errors in video transcripts.


Nov 4, 2021

it was indeed a great experience learned a lot from this course and will be applying it practically.

By Dana N

Oct 25, 2017

I really enjoyed this course, and it helped me to understand some concepts I wasn't sure of before.

By Melissa L

Oct 3, 2020

Just the right method of presentation to succinctly educate students like me. Thank you very much!

By Setia B

Dec 3, 2017

This course is amazing. I learn a lot about exploratory data analysis and data science in general.

By Maria E V

Sep 27, 2020

Meaningful and engaging videos and information to know and learn about Managing Data Analysis. :)

By Marguerite P

Jun 18, 2016

Really a very well-done course that has helped me take strides in understanding the EDA approach!

By Emilio G

Oct 29, 2018

Great content and videos, definitely worth the time and improved my knowledge in data science.

By Lisa K

May 16, 2016

good course. starts well and is overall very informative. thank you for offering us this info!

By fetty f

Jul 20, 2020

I love this course. It makes me gain new knowledge with simple cases that easy to understand.

By Ayna M

Jan 9, 2018

Super-fun and very practical, especially loved the companion book, the Art of Data Science.