About this course
In this course, you will learn how to unlock the value of data to create and grow an organization. You will gain the analytical tools necessary to confidently describe the current state of areas critical to your business, predict the likelihood of an event occurring, compare two or more approaches to a business challenge, and determine if a phenomenon you are seeing is coincidence or a genuine insight. By the end of this course, you know how to make data-driven decisions to find advantages and stay competitive.
What you'll learn
- How to separate randomness from truly correlated and potentially causative variables.
- How to determine if certain variables (e.g., your firm’s spending on advertising or sales personnel) are related to or are driving other variables (e.g., your sales)
- How to generate forecasts of future demand, and how trends, seasonality, and extreme events, along with random noise impact our ability to predict the future
- How to effectively visualize these relationships using the latest in data visualization tools
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Who can take this course?
Unfortunately, learners from one or more of the following countries or regions will not be able to register for this course: Iran, Cuba and the Crimea region of Ukraine. While edX has sought licenses from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to offer our courses to learners in these countries and regions, the licenses we have received are not broad enough to allow us to offer this course in all locations. EdX truly regrets that U.S. sanctions prevent us from offering all of our courses to everyone, no matter where they live.