This certificate, providing an overview of topics in statistics and their applications in many fields, presents the basics of quantitative analysis and its increasing use in today’s professional landscape. Enhance your skills in applying analytics in decision-making. After completion of this certificate, you will be able to evaluate research techniques to yield the most accurate results, employ forecasting techniques, graphically represent descriptive statistics, and make recommendations based on analytics.
Courses included in the Data Analytics Certificate:
- Statistical Process Control
Quality management can not only deliver value to customers and stakeholders, it can also enable data-driven decision making that helps organizations gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. This course will introduce the basics of quality management, explaining the difference between quality control and quality assurance, providing methods for application of analysis, showing different applications of the Seven Basic Quality Tools.
- Data Analysis in the Real World
This course discusses data-driven decision making across a variety of sectors such as healthcare, education, and government. Cover the recommendations for decision-making based on data analytics for each sector.
- Data Analysis for Improving Organizational Performance
When using data analysis to improve organizational performance, it's vital to employ the tools that bring the data to life and keep people engaged in the process. This course will explain some of these measures and tools, describe some specific measurements, and explain the relationship between assessment and strategy. Summarizing the data with the correct tool can be the gating factor to reaching staff and effecting changes that spur performance improvement.
- Introduction to Data Analysis
As a professional, you will be asked to make a decision based on data. Be introduced to the different types of decisions made in an organizational setting, why quantitative analytics is important, and how data quality can affect decision making. Since quantitative analytics is used in various settings, gain insight into how research is used in different sectors. From a management perspective, the course highlights appropriate quantitative methods and ways to ensure quality and accuracy through research design.
- Tools of Data Analysis
There are a number of statistical tools and techniques that are commonly used by organizations to inform decision-making. This course describes, evaluates, and analyzes different statistical techniques and their real-world limitations and benefits. Cover crossover analysis, break-even analysis, cluster analysis, decision tree analysis, and an introduction to regression.
- Statistics as a Managerial Tool
Statistics can help managers and leaders make sense of these complexities, back-up their assertions, and feel confident about when to take the risks and when to pump the breaks. Examine statistics as a managerial tool. Take a look at common graphical representations of data, how these can be effective tools to explain situations, and support persuasive arguments for a course of action.
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Course Hours: 30 Hours
This workshop is offered through our continuing education online partner.