Turn Data Into Value
Drive business process change by identifying & analyzing key metrics in 4 industry-relevant courses.
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- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Business Metrics for Data-Driven CompaniesCurrent session: Oct 16
- 4 weeks, 3-5 hours per week
- English, Chinese (Simplified)
About the CourseIn this course, you will learn best practices for how to use data analytics to make any company more competitive and more profitable. You will be able to recognize the most critical business metrics and distinguish them from mere data. You’ll get
Mastering Data Analysis in ExcelCurrent session: Oct 16
- 6 weeks, 8-10 hours per week
About the CourseImportant: The focus of this course is on math - specifically, data-analysis concepts and methods - not on Excel for its own sake. We use Excel to do our calculations, and all math formulas are given as Excel Spreadsheets, but we do not attempt to cov
Data Visualization and Communication with TableauCurrent session: Oct 16
- 5 weeks, 6-8 hours per week
About the CourseOne of the skills that characterizes great business data analysts is the ability to communicate practical implications of quantitative analyses to any kind of audience member. Even the most sophisticated statistical analyses are not useful to a
Managing Big Data with MySQLUpcoming session: Oct 23
- 5 weeks, 8-12 hours per week
- English, Russian
About the CourseThis course is an introduction to how to use relational databases in business analysis. You will learn how relational databases work, and how to use entity-relationship diagrams to display the structure of the data held within them. This knowle
Increasing Real Estate Management Profits: Harnessing Data AnalyticsUpcoming session: Oct 23
- 8 weeks of study, 8-10 hours/week
About the Capstone ProjectIn this final course you will complete a Capstone Project using data analysis to recommend a method for improving profits for your company, Watershed Property Management, Inc. Watershed is responsible for managing thousands of residentia
Jana Schaich Borg
Assistant Research Professor
Executive in Residence and Director, Center for Quantitative Modeling