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Professional Certificate in
Data Analyst
IBM

What you will learn

  • Create charts and plots in Excel, and work with IBM Cognos Analytics to build dashboards.
  • Describe the data ecosystem and Compose queries to access data in cloud databases using SQL and Python from Jupyter notebooks.
  • Develop a working knowledge of Python language to analyze data using Python libraries like Pandas and Numpy, and invoke APIs and Web Services.
  • Perform data analysis tasks like data mining and data wrangling using Excel spreadsheets and Jupyter Notebooks.
  • Visualize data using Python libraires like Matplotlib, Seaborn, and Folium.

This eight-course Professional Certificate from IBM prepares you with job-ready skills for an entry level data analyst role. Position yourself competitively and power your data analyst career for a job in a thriving market or leverage foundational data skills to explore problems in an increasingly data-driven professional world. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a growth rate of 20% in the data analytics industry until 2028.

You will learn the core principles of data analysis, participate in hands-on skills-based practice, and gain the knowledge to help companies make smarter business decisions. You will work with a variety of data sources, project scenarios, and data analysis tools, including Excel, SQL, Python, Jupyter Notebooks, and Cognos Analytics. These online learning tools will offer you practical experience with data manipulation and the application of analytical and data visualization techniques.

This Professional Certificate does not require any prior programming or statistical skills, and is suitable for learners with or without college degrees. A willingness to learn, basic computer literacy, comfort working with numbers, high school math, and a desire to enrich your profile with valuable skills is all you need to get started in this course.

With the IBM Data Analyst Professional Certificate you will develop the confidence and portfolio to begin a career as an associate or junior data analyst by learning the essential skills that help professionals in a wide range of job functions and industries explore business problems.

Expert instruction
9 skill-building courses
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
10 months
2 - 4 hours per week
Discounted price: $783.90
Pre-discounted price: $871USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. IBM's Data Analyst Professional Certificate

  2. 2–3 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    Learn the fundamentals of Data Analytics and gain an understanding of the data ecosystem, the process and lifecycle of data analytics, career opportunities, and the different learning paths you can take to be a Data Analyst.

  3. 2–3 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    Build the fundamental knowledge required to use Excel spreadsheets to perform basic data analysis. The course covers the basic workings and key features of Excel to help students analyze their data.

  4. 2–3 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Build the fundamental knowledge necessary to use Excel and IBM Cognos Analytics to create data visualizations and to create dashboards containing those visualizations to help tell a lucid story about data.

  5. 4–10 hours per week, for 3 weeks

    This Python course provides a beginner-friendly introduction to Python for Data Science. Practice through lab exercises, and you'll be ready to create your first Python scripts on your own!

  6. 4–5 hours per week, for 1 weeks

    This mini-course is intended for you to demonstrate foundational Python skills for working with data.

  7. 2–4 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Learn how to use and apply the powerful language of SQL to better communicate and extract data from databases - a must for anyone working in the data science field.

  8. 2–4 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    In this course, you will learn how to analyze data in Python using multi-dimensional arrays in numpy, manipulate DataFrames in pandas, use SciPy library of mathematical routines, and perform machine learning using scikit-learn!

  9. 2–4 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    Data visualization is the graphical representation of data in order to interactively and efficiently convey insights to clients, customers, and stakeholders in general.

  10. 2–3 hours per week, for 6 weeks

    Accelerate the knowledge you gain from previous courses in the IBM Data Analyst Professional Certificate program. Assume the role of an Associate Data Analyst and use various skills and techniques on real-world datasets to accomplish a task.

    • Data Analytics and Science professionals in the US have an average starting salary of over $80,000.
    • Data Analysts are in demand, with 20% growth expected through 2028 (U.S. Bureau of Lab Statistics)
    • Over 2.5 Million jobs in data science and related professions (Burning glass).

Meet your instructors
from IBM

Rav Ahuja
AI and Data Science Program Director
IBM
Sandip Saha Joy
Cognitive Data Scientist
IBM Developer Skills Network
Steve Ryan
Instructor & Content Developer
Skill-Up Technologies
Ramesh Sannareddy
Content Developer
Skillup
Saishruthi Swaminathan
Data Scientist and Developer Advocate
IBM
Azim Hirjani
Cognitive Data Scientist
IBM
Joseph Santarcangelo
PhD., Data Scientist
IBM
Alex Aklson
Ph.D., Data Scientist
IBM

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Pre-discounted price: $871USD
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