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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


Mar 01, 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 23, 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 Daniel S

Sep 15, 2020

Very good delivery, and with many simple examples. Easy and make people excited to learn more

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 10, 2018

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

By Clifton d L

Dec 04, 2017

I found it useful to dig in to concepts of how to ask good questions and evaluate models.

By Sujata R

Oct 31, 2016

Excellent course. Extremely useful in the workplace.A must for all Data Science managers.

By Christos R

Jan 10, 2020

Good overview with practical tips helpful in daily work for managing data science teams

By Gabriela E L M

Dec 24, 2016

Interesting content, analytic points of view that we often forget in the daily routine.

By Francisco

Jun 13, 2020

Very good course with excelent reading summaries and adequate feedback in the quizzes.

By Gustavo V

Apr 08, 2019

Very usefull course to have a high level view of a data analysis assignment or project

By Joseph S

Jul 17, 2017

Very detailed and extremely helpful in my current role in leading a Data Science Team.

By Abdul W

Dec 05, 2017

Thanks to worthy Instructors and teachers to taught us and for designing this course.

By Teresa B

Mar 24, 2016

Challenging at times, and worth the effort and cost. Very clear and well presented.

By nand k P

Jan 07, 2017

Great course! Entire syllabus covered in simple and comprehensible way. Great job!

By andrea m

Dec 21, 2017

Very effective the management model from starting analysis to presenting results.

By Soundrarajan V

Jan 27, 2017

Interesting course, learned a lot of new things. Find it out it's useful for me.

By C. J M

Dec 16, 2016

Excellent - right amount of detail and background with applicable real-world les

By Paulo B M d S

Jul 06, 2019

Excelent combination to managers that need to deal with Data Science projects

By David I S

Apr 04, 2017

Very deep contents, with a great overlook and good examples around the table.

By Maximilian L

May 17, 2020

Very good course, even better than the first two! Excellent reading as well!

By Frank O

Jan 08, 2018

This course really helps to understand and communicate data science results!

By Azran O

Jan 25, 2017

Very comprehensive. Good structure to an otherwise vague and intuitive 'art'

By Vidhyambika S

Aug 17, 2020

Very useful course and is recommended for data science managers/executives

By Eduardo Q

May 04, 2020

Very helpful, it was explained in a very easy way and very well structured

By Raghda M

Jun 26, 2017

It was an add value and interesting, wish to know more on the same subject

By Paul C

Nov 16, 2016

Excellent course... a lot to get through but highly practical and useful.