Data Analysis for Management 0nline Certificate Course
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
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Study data analytics with a world-leading social science university.
Equip yourself with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to understand, interpret and communicate data in order to make better decisions and give your organisation a competitive advantage. Guided by LSE experts, this eight-week course helps you understand how data-driven models can inform evidence-based decision-making and strategy. Explore ways you can extract business insights from data and predict future trends.
An Online Education That Sets You Apart
This LSE online certificate course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who've already had the opportunity to:
- Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from a world-leading social science university, entirely online and in your own time.
- Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step.
- Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones.
This course is presented entirely online, in collaboration with the leader in online education GetSmarter. View the Data Analysis for Management online certificate course to find out about upcoming course dates, the course price, and more.
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Why choose GetSmarter?
GetSmarter, powered by 2U, is an online learning expert with over 10 years of experience in developing premium online short courses from the world’s leading universities and institutions. We are powered by 2U to support you in unlocking your potential through life-changing learning with an immersive and high-touch experience.
We deliver market-led courses that equip working professionals with the expertise required to upskill, reskill or kickstart a completely new career. Through a data-driven approach, we analyze future skills requirements and ensure all courses address this need. We ensure that leading universities and institutions are your expert guides and our people, technology, and resources are your engine – together we power more than just education, we power your potential.
Is this course for you?
This LSE course will equip managers and data analysts in any industry with the skills to make data-driven decisions for competitive advantage. There are no formal prerequisites for this course, but some numerical literacy is advantageous, as well as a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. You’ll be granted a student licence to download and use Tableau free of charge, for the duration of the course.
You’ll walk away with:
- An understanding of how data-driven models can improve your ability to make decisions in a fast-paced and uncertain world, and the ability to use modelling to predict future trends.
- Tableau data visualisation and reporting skills, with which to clearly communicate your findings and business needs.
- A capstone project as proof of your ability to analyse, summarise, visualise, and report on insights extracted from a dataset.
- A certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science as validation of your data analysis skills and knowledge.
Over the duration of this online certificate course, you’ll work your way through the following modules:
- Module 1:
Decision-making under uncertainty
- Module 2:
Data visualisation and descriptive statistics
- Module 3:
Quantifying risk through probability
- Module 4:
Data integrity and statistical inference
- Module 5:
- Module 6:
Understanding the causes of things
- Module 7:
Time series forecasting
- Module 8:
Delivering insights through storytelling
Please note that module titles and their contents are subject to change during course development.
Will I have the time?
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course is broken up into weekly, manageable modules, with incremental deadlines, devised to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the flexibility to work when it suits you best. You also have access to your Success Manager, who will help you set goals, track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative enquiries you might have.
Program Tuition Fee
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By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you'll have an influence on the success of your organization. Why wouldn't you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if it's going to have an impact on the way you do business?
Of our past students, 37 percent have received financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too.
If you are a Learning & Development (L&D) manager, or involved in training and upskilling for an organization, you can request information regarding our corporate offering on our GetSmarter for business page.
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