Data is part of every field, but not everyone has had the opportunity to gain the skills necessary to find the data they need and use it in ways that add to their work. This program prepares learners to approach data and ask the questions they want answered by the data. Understanding the data lifecycle becomes an integral step in using analyzing, manipulating, and visualizing data in any program. Learners are first introduced to these steps using R. The second course in the program gives learners the opportunity to apply what they’ve learned using PowerBI. They are introduced to business related datasets and exercises that will help them become confident in working with data, creating data visualizations, and preparing reports and dashboards in PowerBI.
Courses under this program: Course 1: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI
Step up your analytics game and learn one of the most in-demand job skills in the United States.
Course 2: Essentials of Data Literacy
Learn how to read, work with, and analyze data. Future-proof your career.
In this course, you will practice analyzing, visualizing, and communicating with data, using real datasets and examples that are relevant to a variety of audiences and academic disciplines. Data is part of every field, but not everyone has had the opportunity to gain the skills necessary to find the data they need and use it in ways that add to their work. Whether you are in public health, healthcare, banking, law, education, graduate school, or a variety of other fields, there is a way to understand and make use of related data.
This four-week course will give you the opportunity to build and leverage your data skills for upward mobility at any stage in your career. It will take you through the six steps of the data lifecycle, using different case studies and contexts, and teach you how to analyze, manage, and communicate data, working in R to achieve basic R programming competencies.