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College of Extended Learning

Introduction to Data Analysis

Professional analyzing data

Whatever your profession, whatever your field, as a professional and a leader, you will be asked to make a decision based on data.

This course introduces you 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, this intermediate-level course also offers 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.

In this course, you will learn:

  • The value of big data and analytics
  • Different decision-making models and tools
  • Fundamental concepts of measurement
  • Independent and dependent variables
  • Methods of ensuring the quality of data
  • Biases and errors that data collection can be subject to
  • How to distinguish between correlation and causation
PDUs: 5 hours total
CEUs: 0.5 (contact hours - 5)

Price: $79 (USD)*

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