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got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 15 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Introduction and step 1 : Define the analysis framework

6 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 54 min), 16 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
It's all about the story11m
One slide, One idea4m
A picture is worth a thousand words5m
Recital M5 - How to present your findings10m
Wrap-up: Reporting your results4m
How to create value from data? - Fabrice Marque2m
Wrap up - Mickael Svilar1m
Data exploration is an iterative process - Nicolas Glady4m
Analytics exploration - Oonagh O’Shea & Noelle Doody4m
Wrap up & Capstone guidelines - Nicolas Glady2m
16 readings
Objective of the capstone10m
Datasets used for the capstones10m
Example deliverable 110m
Example: Final deliverable10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Guidelines for watching the following video10m
Optional ungraded peer review information10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Required assignement 1: Define the analysis framework

2 hours to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Assignment:Define the analysis framework.10m
20 minutes to complete

Required feed back on Delivery 1:Define the analysis framework and preparation of deliverable 2

20 minutes to complete
2 readings
2 readings
This week is dedicated to the required feed back on deliverable 1>>10m
Prepare deliverable 2: Present the intermediary outputs and adjustments to the analysis framework10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Practice for Deliverable 2

2 hours to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Optional delivery 2: Present the intermediary outputs and adjustments to the analysis framework10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Required assignement 2: Present the intermediary outputs and adjustments to the analysis framework

2 hours to complete
20 minutes to complete

Required feedback for delivery 2 and preparation of delivery 3

20 minutes to complete
2 readings
2 readings
This week is dedicated to the required feedback on delivery 210m
Prepare deliverable 3: Present the final outputs and value case10m

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About the Strategic Business Analytics Specialization

This specialization is designed for students, business analysts, and data scientists who want to apply statistical knowledge and techniques to business contexts. We recommend that you have some background in statistics, R or another programming language, and familiarity with databases and data analysis techniques such as regression, classification, and clustering.We’ll cover a wide variety of analytics approaches in different industry domains. You’ll engage in hands-on case studies in real business contexts: examples include predicting and forecasting events, statistical customer segmentation, and calculating customer scores and lifetime value. We’ll also teach you how to take these analyses and effectively present them to stakeholders so your business can take action. The third course and the Capstone Project are designed in partnership with Accenture, one of the world’s best-known consulting, technology services, and outsourcing companies. You’ll learn about applications in a wide variety of sectors, including media, communications, public service,etc. By the end of this specialization, you’ll be able to use statistical techniques in R to develop business intelligence insights, and present them in a compelling way to enable smart and sustainable business decisions. You’ll earn a Specialization Certificate from one of the world’s leading business schools and learn from two of Europe’s leading professors in business analytics and marketing....
Strategic Business Analytics

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