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A working knowledge of Excel is required.

About this course

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Data analysis has become critical for success in business. Most major employers are looking for candidates with the ability to analyze, understand, and articulate data analytics.

This foundational business analytics course will provide you with the hands-on skills and knowledge to be able to analyze, present findings, and make meaningful conclusions about data in a business setting. By the end of this course, you will be able tooffer valuable insights by recognizing, interpreting, and summarizing your company's data.

The course covers key subjects related to businessanalytics including Data Collection, Data Visualizations, Descriptive Statistics, Basic Probability, Statistical Inference, and Creating Linear Models.

This course will use real-life datasetsfrom publicly available sources.

What you'll learn

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  • Basic data types, sampling methods, surveys, and data visualization
  • Popular descriptive statistics and basic probability concepts
  • Inferential statistics such as confidence intervals and hypothesis testing
  • Basic Excel modeling building for revenue, cost, and profit
  • How to applyfundamental analytics to common business decisions

Meet your instructors

George Recck
Lecturer & Director of the Math Resource Center
Babson College

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"One of the incredible courses that I've enrolled, and the best explanation of the hypotheses test that I've ever found, many thanks Pr. George Recck, and the rest of the Babson's College team, I am grateful." - Previous Student