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Ethics, storytelling, and real-world scenarios

Professional Certificate in
Applied Data Analytics

What you will learn

  • Course 1: Applied Data Analysis: Working in Organizations and Industries
  • Course 2: Analytics for Storytelling Impact
  • Course 3: Ethics and Law in Data and Analytics

Please note on December 31, 2019, this program will be retiring and no longer available on edX. If you are interested in earning the Professional Certificate you must be complete the program by December 31, 2019 in order to earn the certificate.

The Applied Data Analytics Bundle teaches students to apply their data analytics skills to real-world scenarios, from ethical considerations to storytelling and specific organizational and industrial contexts. This Data Analysis Bundle consists of three highly focused courses that you can take at your own pace.

Our approach combines self-directed online learning with hands-on labs, using the latest tools so you can hit the ground running. By enrolling in a shorter Bundle series, you can more quickly gain a standalone professional certificate and the valuable analytics skills that employers are looking for.

Expert instruction
3 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
2-4 months
36 - 66 hours of effort
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. Microsoft's Applied Data Analytics Professional Certificate

  2. 2–4 hours per week, for 6 weeks
    Learn the art and science of data storytelling and achieve greater analytics impact.
  3. 2–3 hours per week, for 6 weeks
    Analytics and AI are powerful tools that have real-word outcomes. Learn how to apply practical, ethical, and legal constructs and scenarios so that you can be an effective analytics professional.
  4. 2–4 hours per week, for 6 weeks
    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.
    • 85% of companies are predicted to adopt big data analytics by 2022. (World Economic Forum)
    • In the United States alone, there is a shortage of 151,717 people with data science skills. (LinkedIn Workforce Report)
    • 28% projected spike in demand for data scientists and advanced analysts by 2020. (Forbes)

Meet your instructors

from Microsoft
Mario Juarez
Founder of StoryCo
Geneva Lasprogata
Endowed Chair in Business
Seattle University
Nathan Colaner
Instructor of Management and Philosophy
Seattle University
Trevor Barnes
Content Developer
Ben Olsen
Sr. Content Developer
Tom Carpenter
Data Science and Research Consultant
Gulrez Khan
Senior Data Scientist

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