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Data Analytics for Business with Tableau Training

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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 data analytics skills and experience

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.

This microcredential has been created in collaboration with Tableau for professionals looking to master key statistical concepts and techniques and leverage the data analytics 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 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.

Is data analysis in demand?

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.

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.

Plus, 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 learn how to use Tableau to communicate insights and solve business problems.

Develop data visualisation and storytelling skills that are translatable across industries, and equip yourself with the skills to get hired in a market that’s expected to be worth $500billion by 2026.

This microcredential meets the standards set by the Common Microcredential Framework.

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

Alastair Gill and Ed Marks

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