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Applied Data Analysis: Working in Organizations and Industries

Microsoft via edX

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While the fundamental skills of data analysis contain common patterns across every organization and industry, there are specific considerations when tackling data analyst work in context. This course is meant to give the aspiring data analyst deeper practice in specific organizational and industrial contexts so that they can be better prepared for the unique contexts they’ll find themselves in when doing work on the job.

You will explore data analysis within the context of business, education, healthcare, and government and we will explore different career paths within each.


Module 1: Data Analysis in Context
Module 2: Data Analysis for Business
Module 3: Data Analysis for Education
Module 4: Data Analysis for Healthcare
Module 5: Data Analysis for Government
Module 6: Careers for Data Analysts

Taught by

Ben Olsen


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  • The lab is a little bit repetitive. It mainly use Excel to complete the work.
    It is better to introduce more Excel function and concept.
    If you want to learn Excel and data visulization, the DAT206x Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel is a much better course.

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