Applied Data Analysis: Working in Organizations and Industries

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Get hands-on practice with organizational and industry-specific analytics scenarios. This course gives you the chance to try out different applied data analyst roles so that you can be better prepared for the work of an analyst.

Course Format:Instructor-Led
Start Date:Mar 23, 2019

What you will learn

  • Understand Data’s contexts and applications in specific industries and in organizational settings
  • Practice common data analyst techniques while adapting for unique scenarios
  • How to work with different types of data
  • Try out different types of data analyst roles to see what data problems resonate
  • Learn about where a Data Analyst career can go from this course and beyond

Overview

This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Data Analysis.

While the fundamental skills of data analysis contain common patterns across every organization and industry, there are specific considerations when tackling data analyst work in context. This course is meant to give the aspiring data analyst deeper practice in specific organizational and industrial contexts so that they can be better prepared for the unique contexts they’ll find themselves in when doing work on the job.

You will explore data analysis within the context of business, education, healthcare, and government and we will explore different career paths within each.

Before you start

Basic excel proficiency, fundamental math and statistics background, data visualization fluency
  • Instructor-Led: course contains assignments and exams that have specific due dates, and you complete the course within a defined time period.
  • Course ends: Mar 23, 2019

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I need desktop Excel?
A: Yes. 

Q: Do I need a Windows computer to complete the course?
A: No. You can complete the labs using a computer running Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux.
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