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IBM Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst Professional Certificate
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IBM Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst Professional Certificate

Launch your career in Business Intelligence. Gain the in-demand skills and hands-on experience to get job-ready in less than 4 months. No prior experience required.

IBM Skills Network Team
Dr. Pooja
Shubhra Das

Instructors: IBM Skills Network Team

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What you'll learn

  • Build skills in SQL queries, relational databases, data gathering and cleaning, data warehousing, data analysis and reporting techniques.

  • Apply statistical analysis methods to identify trends, create visualizations, and build dashboards using Tableau, Excel, Cognos, and Looker.

  • Generate valuable insights through data warehousing, profiling, and evaluation, leading to informed decision-making and process improvement.

  • Utilize BI analytics to consult with stakeholders, define goals, implement strategies, and develop effective projects for a rewarding career in BI.

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Professional Certificate - 10 course series

Business Intelligence (BI) Essentials

Course 114 hours4.8 (106 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explain the concept of business intelligence (BI), the key components and challenges involved, and the career options in this field.

  • Describe data analytics and its significance in BI, recognizing its role in extracting insights from data.

  • Evaluate different business intelligence tools and technologies used to analyze the business context and requirements of a BI project.

  • Develop actionable insights using appropriate tools and techniques for data gathering, wrangling, analyzing, mining, visualizing, and reporting.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Preparation
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Dashboard
Category: Tableau Software
Category: Data Visualization

Excel Basics for Data Analysis

Course 212 hours4.8 (7,771 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Display working knowledge of Excel for Data Analysis.

  • Perform basic spreadsheet tasks including navigation, data entry, and using formulas.

  • Employ data quality techniques to import and clean data in Excel.

  • Analyze data in spreadsheets by using filter, sort, look-up functions, as well as pivot tables.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Business Intelligence
Category: Tableau
Category: Dashboards
Category: Data Visualization
Category: Data Analysis

Data Visualization and Dashboards with Excel and Cognos

Course 315 hours4.7 (3,560 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create basic visualizations such as line graphs, bar graphs, and pie charts using Excel spreadsheets.

  • Explain the important role charts play in telling a data-driven story. 

  • Construct advanced charts and visualizations such as Treemaps, Sparklines, Histogram, Scatter Plots, and Filled Map Charts.

  • Build and share interactive dashboards using Excel and Cognos Analytics.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Microsoft Excel
Category: IBM Cognos Analytics
Category: Dashboard
Category: Data Visualization

Introduction to Relational Databases (RDBMS)

Course 415 hours4.6 (545 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe data, databases, relational databases, and cloud databases.

  • Describe information and data models, relational databases, and relational model concepts (including schemas and tables). 

  • Explain an Entity Relationship Diagram and design a relational database for a specific use case.

  • Develop a working knowledge of popular DBMSes including MySQL, PostgreSQL, and IBM DB2

Skills you'll gain

Category: Statistics
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Microsoft Excel
Category: Business Intelligence (BI)
Category: Data Visualization

SQL: A Practical Introduction for Querying Databases

Course 521 hours4.7 (311 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Analyze data within a database using SQL.

  • Create a relational database on Cloud and work with tables.

  • Write SQL statements including SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE.

  • Build more powerful queries with advanced SQL techniques like views, transactions, stored procedures and joins.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Tableau (Business Intelligence Software)
Category: Dashboard
Category: Tableau Software
Category: Data Visualization

Data Warehouse Fundamentals

Course 615 hours4.4 (166 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Job-ready data warehousing skills in just 6 weeks, supported by practical experience and an IBM credential.

  • Design and populate a data warehouse, and model and query data using CUBE, ROLLUP, and materialized views.

  • Identify popular data analytics and business intelligence tools and vendors and create data visualizations using IBM Cognos Analytics.

  • How to design and load data into a data warehouse, write aggregation queries, create materialized query tables, and create an analytics dashboard.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Database (DB) Design
Category: Postgresql
Category: Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Category: Database Architecture
Category: MySQL

Statistical Analysis Fundamentals using Excel

Course 713 hours4.5 (10 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the fundamental concepts of statistics and apply them to business and data analytics settings.

  • Apply data collection, analysis, and interpretation techniques to derive actionable insights for making informed business decisions.

  • Apply descriptive and inferential analysis methods to derive insights and actionable recommendations from data.

  • Apply hypothesis testing, regression analysis, and forecasting to support business decision-making processes.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Wrangling
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Data Warehousing
Category: Data Visualization
Category: Data Mining

Getting Started with Tableau

Course 811 hours

What you'll learn

  • Understand Tableau's fundamental concepts, significance in data visualization, diverse product range and key features crucial for data professionals.

  • Analyze and evaluate the capabilities of Tableau Public as a powerful Business Intelligence (BI) tool for data visualization and analysis.

  • Implement relationships between data tables, use Tableau calculations for analytics, empower user interaction, and apply filters and highlighting.

  • Develop expertise in Tableau dashboard design principles, organize visual elements effectively, and apply best practices for interactive dashboards.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Cubes
Category: Data Warehousing
Category: Snowflake Schemas
Category: Data Lakes
Category: Rollups
Category: Data Marts
Category: Star Schemas

What you'll learn

  • Apply advanced techniques to create interactive and dynamic visualizations in Tableau, demonstrating high proficiency in data presentation

  • Create interactive dashboards in Tableau, incorporating navigation, links between story points, and advanced features such as actions and tooltips

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of Tableau's capabilities and features such as advanced formatting, dashboard design and web objects

  • Effectively use Tableau’s features to deliver insightful dashboards and stories for data exploration and monitoring

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Category: SQL
Category: Create, Read, Update And Delete
Category: MySQL

What you'll learn

  • Apply data analysis techniques to derive meaningful insights and uncover patterns in the data.

  • Use the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the program to design and execute a practical BI project.

  • Present and showcase the BI project outcomes, highlighting its impact on decision-making and business performance.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in using BI tools and technologies, such as data visualization tools and database management systems.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Science
Category: Spreadsheet
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Microsoft Excel
Category: Pivot Table

Instructors

IBM Skills Network Team
IBM
58 Courses833,972 learners
Dr. Pooja
IBM
4 Courses284,769 learners
Shubhra Das
SkillUp EdTech
3 Courses1,954 learners

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