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Online Course

Data Analysis Essentials

Imperial College London via edX

Overview

Want to study for an MBA but unsure of the basic data analysis still required? This online course prepares you for studying in an MBA program and in business generally.

Data analysis appears throughout any rigorous MBA program and in today’s business environment understanding the fundamentals of collecting, presenting, describing and making inferences from data sets is essential for success.

The goal of this course is to teach you fundamental data analysis skills so you are prepared for your MBA study and able to focus your efforts on core MBA curriculum, rather than continually playing catch-up with the underlying statistical knowledge needed.

We also hope that learning these data analysis skills will equip you with the ability to understand, to a greater degree, the data you encounter in your working lives and in the world around you - an essential life-skill in today’s data driven environment

This course assumes no prior knowledge of data analysis. Concepts are explained as clearly as possible and regular activities give you the opportunity to practice your skills and improve your confidence.

Syllabus

Topic 1 - Presenting and summarising your data
Topic 2 - Decision making under uncertainty
Topic 3 - Data-based decision making
Topic 4 - Modelling for decision making

Taught by

Dr. Catarina Sismeiro, Nigel Meade, Dr. David Lefevre and Stanislav Kucherenko

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Reviews

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  • Anonymous
    I took this course under PreMBA Essentials for Professionals Professional Certificate. I already passed Accounting Essentials and Finance Essentials. Took this course before I go for Maths Essentials. The Professional Certificate has a total of 4 courses. First...
  • Anonymous
    Worst course I have ever gone through on edx. Worst content, no proper explanation and also no course staff support on discussion forum.
  • Anonymous
    Bakwas course h. no explanation how the solution is done. I would not recommend this to take. Discuss forum is not not active. Nobody is able to help you if get any issue.
  • Anonymous
    I would not recommend this course. I am not happy with this course.

    No explanation about the concepts and calculations used in this course. You will regret to later if you enroll.
  • Anonymous
    Content is too heavy for Essentials. Too technical with no practical explanations. Videos do not really complement the exercises.

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