Introduction to Analytics Modeling

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Analytical models are key to understanding data, generating predictions, and making business decisions. Without models it’s nearly impossible to gain insights from data. In modeling, it’s essential to understand how to choose the right data sets, algorithms, techniques and formats to solve a particular business problem.

Course Objectives:

  • Fundamental analytics models and methods
  • How to use analytics software, including R, to implement various types of models
  • Understanding of when to apply specific analytics models.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for individuals heading towards a career in data science / currently in a business data analyst/ data scientist role.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Technology


Georgia Institute of Technology

Employee Type

New applicants, Leadership

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

160 hrs


Audit Free

Certification is paid for $ 500.00 ; Full financial aid available for certification