Data Analytics Course

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What you’ll learn

The principles of data analytics including:

  • Fundamentals of data
  • Microsoft Excel
  • SQL
  • Database design
  • Database queries
  • Data visualization
  • Dashboard design
  • Presenting insight from data

“My education at BrainStation has been an extraordinary experience. Opportunities that had previously seemed impossible because of my technical limitations now feel within reach, and new entrepreneurial ideas are coming to me in ways I never anticipated before I began learning.”

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Is this course for me?

BrainStation’s Data Analytics course is tailored to beginners who want to learn how to utilize data more effectively, whether it be for their business or personal brand. The 10 week, part­-time course breaks down data analytics into 4 components, with each section led by an industry expert: Understanding Data, Analyzing Data, Databases, and Communicating Data.

Throughout the 10 weeks, students will be given a project to apply each lesson’s key learnings, thereby giving them the opportunity to build out a dashboard to provide insight into a publicly available set of data. The course is hands­-on and focuses on active learning, whether it be through case study or team project work.

Among the goals of this course is to make data seem less intimidating. This course will present, in easy-­to-­understand terms, what it takes to be a data analyst or work effectively with data in general. Students will walk away from this course feeling comfortable working with large sets of data as well as using data effectively in the decision making process. The principles taught in this course can be used in the fields of marketing, product development, project management, or general business administration. We'll talk about why data is one of the crucial elements of the decision making process and its significance in the operations of organizations both large and small.

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