Data Analytics is a hot skill for finance and accounting. This Excel-based online data analytics bootcamp will teach you how to analyze, interpret, and visually show your data.
Before taking the Intro to Data Analytics course, be sure to have already taken our Stats for Data Analytics Course
Data … Big Data … Data Analytics … These are buzz words, but data analytics is a wonderful tool for finance and accounting professionals. We will start by teaching you the basics and terminology , then we get to work learning real analytics tools.
Once you we get you comfortable with those basics and the tools needed. We will get rolling on a case study where you will get some real world experience analyzing data, creating a hypotheses, and testing assumptions. Finally, we finish by teaching you how to present your data the right way! When you finish the course you will be armed with some great data analytics skills to really understand data!
Some key things you’ll learn:
- What big data and data analytics mean
- Real definitions of data analytics and big data
- Foundational stat tools including (standard deviation, correlation)
- How to run (and understand) a regression analysis
- Great way(s) to summarize data with dashboards
We strongly recommend taking our Dynamic Dashboards course which goes hand-and-hand with this course.
Format: 3-6 minute videos, quizzes, and a final exam
Category: Data Analytics
Prerequisites: Before taking the Intro to Data Analytics course, be sure to have already taken our Stats for Data Analytics Course. You should also have a strong working knowledge of Excel (if you aren’t comfortable with Excel, please take Microsoft Excel Bootcamp.