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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 Nakisha A

Sep 30, 2020

this was a very enlightening course for me and I enjoyed learning.

By Akrit S

Jul 27, 2020

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

By Otgontugs M

Dec 1, 2015

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

By Clay H

Mar 1, 2020

Just the right amount of information to make executive decisions.

By Bernhard S

Oct 6, 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 9, 2019

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

By sapna a

Oct 3, 2020

Challenging and informational. I learned a lot on this course.

By Paul F

Jan 5, 2018

Excellent content and extraordinary presentation/communication


Jun 9, 2020


By James L

Jun 16, 2019

The feedback in the test questions was exceptionally helpful.

By Jasdeep S W

Jun 14, 2018

The course helps understand the fundamentals of Data Analysis

By Sergey V

Feb 14, 2018

I'm feeling the I need some practice to acquire the knowledge

By Chris B

Apr 22, 2017

Great overview of the issues we face on analytic projects.

By Manjunatha V M

Dec 31, 2016

Very nice flow of concepts, good explanation and examples.

By 朱艳梅

Dec 3, 2015

For learn method and idea about data analysis ,it is good.

By Kalvin L

Dec 5, 2018

Very good online learning course regarding Data Analysis

By austin v v

Apr 24, 2018

Another fantastic leg of this course. Clear and precise.


Mar 3, 2018

Best explanation methodology followed. Best Experience !

By Rogelio C G

Jul 19, 2020

Great job! the best course of the specialization so far

By Yılmaz M

Jun 6, 2020

If you read this review. you should joined this course.

By Muhire I

Sep 30, 2018

Great course and the materials and the tutors are great

By Miaojun Z

Oct 20, 2015

Great instructor and helpful course materials! 5 stars!