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Professional Certificate in

Data Analysis: Absolute Beginners

Microsoft (Microsoft)
3 Courses for $267.30 USD
Career-oriented learning to develop in-demand skills
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Learn the skills necessary to begin analyzing data and discover insights, for absolute beginners on up

What you will learn

  • Fundamentals of Data Analysis
  • Math and Statistics for absolute beginners
  • Data Visualization for absolute beginners

Courses in this program

Courses areIntroductory to Advanced.
Effort:2–3 hours per week, for 4 weeks
Practical Data Visualization techniques, tips, and tricks for the aspiring analyst and people who want to start from the beginning in any field needing this critical 21st-century skill.
Effort:2–4 hours per week, for 6 weeks
Become Data Literate, no prior experience required. This hands-on course gives you an overview of what a Data Analyst needs to know and deliver, and is meant to inspire you with all the possibilities that Data unlocks for the world.
Effort:2–4 hours per week, for 6 weeks
Learn essential mathematical skills for analyzing data
Trevor Barnes
Content Developer
Tom Carpenter
Data Science and Research Consultant
Ben Olsen
Sr. Content Developer
Pete Harris
Senior Content Developer
Microsoft’s Learning Experiences

Learn Data Analysis in three courses designed for the absolute beginner—from the fundamentals to the basics of math and statistics for analysis for someone who needs to start fresh, and visualization for all.

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

  • According to the forecasts of the World Economic Forum, by 2020 data analysts will be in high demand in companies around the world.
  • A recent LinkedIn Workforce Report maintains that, in the USA, demand for these professional figures has grown sixfold compared to five years ago, and data analysts will continue to be the most sought after profiles over the next five years.
  • The average yearly salary of a data analyst is among the very highest in the broader labor market.


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