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Coventry University

Data Analytics for Business with Tableau

Coventry University and Tableau via FutureLearn Program

Overview

In the age of analytics, transforming huge amounts of data into meaningful insights and customer value is essential to effective data-driven business practice.

Build in-demand analytics skills

LinkedIn reported analytical reasoning as the third most needed hard skill by companies in 2019 and Glassdoor listed data scientist as the leading job in the US for the third year in a row.

Professionals who can combine foundational data wrangling and statistical analysis with more advanced use of spreadsheets and SQL can quickly move up in this growing field as a business or data analyst.

Enhance your employability

On this microcredential, you’ll master key statistical concepts and techniques before learning how to leverage tools essential to modern data analysis practice.

You’ll build core quantitative data analysis skills in managing and analysing complex data sets with Excel and SQL, and learn to make business recommendations using analytical modelling, progressing from diagnostic analysis through to predictive models.

Access professional Tableau training

As data enters the mainstream, the ability to explain data insights and apply them to business problems has become the critical differentiator for professionals across almost every business sector.

As well as enhancing your data analytics and modelling skills, this microcredential offers the latest training in using business intelligence tool, Tableau, to communicate your analysis through data visualisations and dashboards.

Job postings calling for data visualisation, have grown by 540% over the last five years, and specific demands for Tableau skills by 1,165%.

This credential will support you to develop these highly valuable and marketable data storytelling skills and master the use of Tableau for communicating insights and solving business problems.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Data Analytics for Business Fundamentals
-Refresh your statistics skills and learn to analyse structured, unstructured, and complex data sets using Excel and SQL databases.

Course 2: Data Analytics for Business Application
-Learn how to solve advanced business problems with data analysis, visualisation, and communication using Tableau.

Taught by

Molly Bridge

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