CDAP (Certified Data Analyst Professional)

A program covering current techniques and practices in 'big data' and analytics for business professionals

Do you want to learn to use data analytics to make forecasts in business and drive better decisions at your firm? This certificate program reviews and teaches best practices in using data analytics and predictive modeling to understand business behavior and forecast future 'variables of interest'. This program covers everything the working professional needs to know about modern Big Data and Analytics techniques, from finance industry bleeding edge tools to Target’s use of data analytics to customize customer coupons to GE’s new analytical engine which predicts equipment failures.

This program starts you off with conceptual foundation of data analytics and business intelligence knowledge and then quickly shows you how to apply it to real world problems in a hands-on way. You'll learn to use Excel to quickly and efficiently make financial forecasts using advanced techniques with data. Participants do NOT need any special knowledge of software, computer programming, or coding.

All of the application of the material in the course is done using Excel so that participants get comfortable with the material. Once the participant is comfortable with the foundations of Big Data and analytics, the course moves on to more advanced forms of data analytics including using data for making predictions and business forecasts.

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Duration: 15 Hours

Requirements: Basic knowledge of business data and analytics tools like Excel

Method: Online, anytime, any device

Testing: Unlimited online attempts of exams at end of each course. Must pass each course with a score of 70% or better to receive certification. Tests are online and not proctored.

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