Introduction to Data Analytics for Managers

Through a combination of lectures, business case studies, and hands-on learning this course provides an introduction to data analytics techniques and their application in business. The case studies explored will illustrate how companies are leveraging different sources of data, including “big data,” with different analytical techniques, to improve performance. You will receive hands-on learning through a free web-based graphical development environment that will allow you to practice using some of these tools themselves.


Course Objectives:

  • The many different data science techniques and their applicability in business via case studies
  • Handling of data analytics with a graphical development environment, which makes advanced tools easily accessible without coding
  • How to conduct and interpret some basic data science activities.


Recommended Background

  • Recommended for managers who see the opportunity to use data analytics in business but do not have the skills and background to engage with data analytics themselves.
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Course ID

ED015

Skill Focus

Smart Technology

Instructor(s)

University of Michigan

Employee Type

leaders,change leaders, managers, 1st level supervisors

Method of Delivery

Digital

Estimated Effort

24 hrs

Cost

Audit Free


Certification is paid for $ 49.00 ; Full financial aid available for certification