Data Analytics Course Overview
Organize & Analyze Data
In this Data Analytics course, effectively structure and organize large quantities of data to conduct high-quality analysis.
Identify Dataset Trends
Use a diverse range of techniques and formulas to recognize patterns and uncover relationships between data points.
Build visually dynamic dashboards in Tableau to communicate the results of your analysis.
Earn a BrainStation Data Analytics Certificate
When you complete your course, you will earn a BrainStation certificate, which can boost your LinkedIn profile and resume, helping you stand out in the job market.
Master Data Analytics Tools
Your Final Data Analytics Project
To earn your Data Analytics certificate, you will complete an industry-minded analysis project on a data set of your choosing. This will be an end-to-end analysis, requiring you to collect and clean data, develop a hypothesis, and analyze your data to prove or disprove it. You will then create visualizations to present your insights in a meaningful way.
What You'll Learn
Learn From Industry Leading Guest Speakers
BrainStation students get access to exclusive guest lectures and panel discussion events led by some of the world's leading subject matter experts and professionals.
Recent Industry Guests
VP of Marketing at Chief
Head of Marketing at Google
ECD at Wealthsimple
VP, Brand & Integrated Marketing at Refinery29
Co-founder and CEO at Wealthsimple
GM & VP of Product at Shopify
VP, Digital Strategy & Product at Chipotle
Chief Product Officer at Ellevest
Senior Product Manager at The New York Times
Head, Shaping the Future of Media at World Economic Forum
Head of EMEA at Shopify Plus
Senior Data Scientist at Squarespace
SVP, Data Science and Engineering at Shopify
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The BrainStation Experience
Learn Cutting-Edge Techniques
Taught by Instructors with experience working in the field, learn the most in-demand concepts, skills, and tools.
Gain Hands-On Experience
Work on projects in a collaborative setting to apply new concepts and techniques and develop your skills.
Use Synapse, BrainStation's intuitive, data-driven learning platform to access course content, as well as additional quizzes, challenges, and resources.
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Flexible Payment Options
BrainStation offers some of the most competitive payment options for digital learning, with a range of flexible plans and scholarship opportunities.
To learn more about course fees and payment options, view our course package.
Monthly Payment Plans
Split your tuition into smaller monthly payments.
Get your tuition reimbursed by your employer.
We offer a range of scholarships to make learning more accessible.
Please be advised: all scholarships must be approved and applied prior to enrollment in a BrainStation course or program.
Learn in the Heart of Vancouver
455 Granville St, Suite 400 Vancouver, Canada
Located at Granville and Pender, our 20,000 square-foot campus is a vibrant community hub, just steps away from some of the world's most influential technology companies.
This course is provided by BrainStation Inc. headquartered in Ontario, Canada, and is not required to be registered with the Private Training Institutions Act of British Columbia.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between data analytics and data science?
If you want to become a Data Analyst, you should know this is not quite the same thing as becoming a Data Scientist, which is generally a more senior position involving greater technical knowledge and data science expertise. In fact, Data Analyst positions, and data analysis work, are often considered more entry-level in nature.
BrainStation’s Data Analytics course is a beginner-friendly data course, with a focus on descriptive analytics, industry standard tools and software. The Data Science course, on the other hand, can be considered more of an intermediate-level data science course, as it is more technically demanding, diving further into prescriptive and predictive analytics, machine learning, and programming languages.
Will I earn a data analytics certificate from this course?
Yes, when you complete the Data Analytics course, you will earn a BrainStation Data Analytics Certificate, which can boost your LinkedIn profile and resume, helping you stand out in the job market and when applying for data analysis positions.
What payment options do you offer?
BrainStation offers some of the most competitive payment options for data analysis training, with a range of flexible plans and scholarship opportunities.
Monthly payment installments
Allowing you to split your tuition into smaller monthly payments.
Get your tuition reimbursed by your employer.
We offer a range of scholarships to make learning data analysis more accessible.
- Monthly payment installments
Are there any prerequisites for this data analytics course?
BrainStation’s Data Analytics course was created for those who are new to data analysis, and can be considered a beginner-friendly course. There are no set prerequisites for this course, but a working knowledge of Excel is strongly encouraged.
What kind of backgrounds do people have that take this course?
By enrolling in the Data Analytics course, you can expect to learn from an Instructor with experience in the field, and to collaborate with like-minded, ambitious professionals keen to boost their data analysis skills.
80 percent of learners at BrainStation have a post-secondary education, with 20 percent having earned a Master’s degree or PhD.
Professional backgrounds also vary quite a bit, particularly for the Data Analytics course, as data analysis skills are now highly valued across a range of fields and industries, including finance, marketing, healthcare, retail, and more.
What tools and programming languages do we learn?
Throughout the Data Analytics course, you will learn to work with data more efficiently, starting with taking your Excel skills to the next level.
You will also learn how to organize data within a database, and access it using Structured Querying Language (SQL). Finally, you will use Tableau to develop high-quality dashboards for ongoing monitoring, and present your insights in a meaningful way.
What is the difference between this and the full-time program?
BrainStation’s Data Analytics course is a flexible, professional development course offered part-time, over 10 weeks. Taught by industry experts, the Data Analytics course is a project-based, hands-on learning experience, allowing you to develop data analysis skills and learn the latest data tools and technologies.
BrainStation's Data Science program, on the other hand, is an intensive, full-time learning experience, delivered in 12 weeks. The Full-Time Data Science program at BrainStation builds on past educational and work experiences to transform skill sets and prepare students for a new career in data. Throughout the program, students develop and complete five projects and one major portfolio piece, using real-world data and machine learning. By the end of the program, graduates will have the skills, experience, and portfolio needed to dive into a career in data.