Course Description

Master the use of data to track and predict performance in your business. This course is built to help you understand data sources, their quality, and how they can be used together. You’ll gain the tools you need to analyze data, visualize your discoveries, and effectively predict outcomes. Plus, you’ll learn how to build and curate your own data dashboard and warehouse, to help improve your business’s intelligence and performance. 

Course Outline

This course is organized into a series of modules, with each module dedicated to a specific competency. Upon successful completion of each module, learners will be able to demonstrate mastery in the following areas:

Module 1: Contemporary Analytical Tools

Identify contemporary analytical tools used in various business environments.

Module 2: Data Sources

Describe multiple data sources currently in popular use.

Module 3: Input/ Output Formats and Joining Sources

Describe different data input/ output formats and methods of joining data sources.

Module 4: Preparing for Data Visualization

Prepare data visualizations per defined business requirements.

Module 5: Data Visualizations

Identify multiple methods of data visualizations creation.

Module 6: Dashboard Reporting

Use analytical tools to build dashboard reporting tools that address various business needs

Module 7: Data Warehouses

Examine how a data warehouse is created and used to support reporting and dashboarding

Learner Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you’ll be able to: 

  • Utilize analytical tools in various business environments 
  • Use multiple methods to visualize and present data 
  • Build dashboard reporting tools that fit your business needs 
  • Create a data warehouse and use it to support reporting and dashboarding 
  • And more 
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Section Title
Foundations of Data Analytics
Start Now, you have 60 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition non-credit $250.00
Section Notes

This is a personal enrichment non-credit course.

The registration deadline is June 1, 2022 by the end of the day.

Course is self-paced: Completion time: up to sixty days from the date of enrollment.

Withdrawal Policy: SPU Tuition is non-refundable. Students may withdraw from the course with no refund up to sixty days from the date of enrollment. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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