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Course Description

Demonstrate Your Newfound Data Analytics Skills in a Data Analysis with Visualization Report

This course is the capstone course for the Data Analytics and Visualization Certificate program. The goal of this course is to integrate the knowledge and skills gained from the three previous courses to create a proposal, prepare and analyze data, create visualizations, and present a comprehensive data analytics project. Visualizations will include graphs and charts embedded in the presentation, as well as a final interactive dashboard, ideally hosted on the web for use in the student e-portfolio. Upon completion of this data analytics and visualization course, students will be able to effectively utilize Excel, Tableau, Python, and R for data analysis in a variety of professional settings.

Learner Outcomes

  • Complete an A-Z analysis project that follows the entire data analytics lifecycle
  • Understand how to properly create a data analytics presentation
  • Isolate business need questions and translate them to analytics objectives
  • Choose and apply appropriate analysis tools and techniques for analytics objectives
  • Log and evaluate methodology used to complete analysis
  • Collect and professionally present results of analyses using Assertion-Evidence presentation style
  • Create interactive dashboards that can be used to interpret and verify analysis conclusions

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for working professionals in a wide variety of industries or currently enrolled undergraduate students, including those who are:

  • Interested in Data Analytics and Data Visualization
  • Lifelong learners curious about the effect of data on decision-making in the present data climate
  • Managers who want to elevate their understanding of current, in-demand tools and data-driven communication
  • Seeking to boost their resumes for a career in data analytics in any industry

Course Materials:

Required Applications:

  1. Microsoft Word or equivalent (for proposal)
  2. Microsoft Excel, R, and Python (for analysis)
  3. Tableau Public (for dashboard)
  4. Microsoft PowerPoint or equivalent (for final presentation)

Technical Requirements

Prerequisites

This is the fourth and final course in the Data Analytics and Visualization Certificate program. 

Required successful completion of:

  • DAV-X800 Essentials of Analytics in Excel
  • DAV-X801A Data Visualization & Storytelling in Tableau
  • DAV-X801B Data Analytics with Python and R

A Bachelor's degree or currently in a bachelor's program, with a basic mathematics background preferred, with at least one course, preferably, in basic statistics taken at the college level.

Instructors

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series

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Type
Online
Dates
Feb 28, 2023 to Apr 17, 2023
Course Format
Course Fee(s)
BUS PD - $1375 credit (2 units) $1,375.00
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Extension Credit
2 units
Instructor(s)
Section Notes

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.

Type
Online
Dates
Jun 27, 2023 to Aug 14, 2023
Course Format
Course Fee(s)
BUS PD - $1375 credit (2 units) $1,375.00
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Extension Credit
2 units
Instructor(s)
Section Notes

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.

Type
Online
Dates
Oct 24, 2023 to Dec 11, 2023
Course Format
Course Fee(s)
BUS PD - $1375 credit (2 units) $1,375.00
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Extension Credit
2 units
Instructor(s)
Section Notes

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.

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