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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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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 Paul C

Nov 16, 2016

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


Jan 18, 2019

Very well conceived course and excellently delivered...clear and concise

By Viknesh A M

Aug 22, 2020

Very good course and everyone should learn especially working employees

By Omid F

May 10, 2019

Thank you very much for your excellent course.

Best Regards

Omid Faseli

By Michelle W

Mar 09, 2018

Excellent overview of all aspects of analysis, not just for executives.

By Vidhya V

Apr 25, 2020

It is a good course which provided good guidance with simple examples.

By david h

Apr 30, 2018

Practical, hands on sections that are most useful. Really enjoyed it.

By Isaiah M

Mar 23, 2018

Very esential in understanding how to develop a data analysis strategy

By Zheleznov K

Aug 03, 2018

Material is explained really good and is focused on practical issues.

By Venuganan P

Sep 26, 2019

High level guidance on managing the data analysis process end to end

By Theodore K

Sep 01, 2017

Overall, the sharpness and clarity of the course is quite remarkable

By Mary V

Nov 21, 2016

This course was very comprehensive and I enjoyed every aspect of it.

By Silvia T

May 04, 2018

Really enjoyed the course. Classes are well designed and delivered.

By Hemalatha K

Jan 17, 2016

Complete Data Analysis Process was explained . An excellent course.

By Akrit S

Jul 28, 2020

It is a great opportunity to learn this course thank you very much

By Otgontugs M

Dec 01, 2015

I got general understanding of data analysis processes. Thank you.

By Clay H

Mar 01, 2020

Just the right amount of information to make executive decisions.

By Bernhard S

Oct 06, 2017

It is a great intro into data analysis that is not too technical.

By david g

Nov 27, 2015

Fantastic opportunity to learn from the best.

thank you kindly!


By Peter E

Mar 12, 2017

My favorite course in the Executive Data Science series, so far.

By Foo Y Y

Jun 22, 2020

Very in-depth on every aspects in the process of Data Analysis.

By Dago

Mar 09, 2019

this is a very deep reflection in Data Managing. Amazing course

By Paul F

Jan 05, 2018

Excellent content and extraordinary presentation/communication


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By James L

Jun 16, 2019

The feedback in the test questions was exceptionally helpful.