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Data Analysis Boot Camp

  • Tuition USD $1,995
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4731 Ratings
  • Course Code 2397
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

This three-day course, organized into key topic areas, leverages straightforward business examples to explain practical techniques for understanding and reviewing data quality. You will learn how to make more informed, intelligent business decisions by analyzing data using Excel functions and the R programming language.


You will get an overview of data quality and data management, followed by foundational analysis and statistical techniques. Throughout the course, you will learn to communicate about data and findings to stakeholders who need to quickly make decisions that drive your organization forward.


InClass Exercises, Demos, and Real-World Case Studies


This data analyst training class is a lively blend of expert instruction combined with hands-on exercises so you can practice new skills. Leave prepared to start performing practical analysis techniques the moment you return to work. Every Data Analysis Boot Camp instructor is a veteran consultant and data guru who will guide you through effective best practices and easily accessible technologies for working with your data. Through a combination of demonstrations and hands-on practice, you will learn to use data analysis techniques, which are typically the domain of expensive consultants.


*Please note, if you are taking this class as part of the St. Louis University Certificate requirements, there is a $500 fee to claim your certificate once you have completed ALL requirements.

Skills Gained

  • Identify opportunities, manage change and develop deep visibility into your organization
  • Understand the terminology and jargon of analytics, business intelligence, and statistics
  • Learn a wealth of practical applications for applying data analysis capability
  • Visualize both data and the results of your analysis for straightforward graphical presentation to stakeholders
  • Learn to estimate more accurately than ever, while accounting for variance, error, and Confidence Intervals
  • Practice creating a valuable array of plots and charts to reveal hidden trends and patterns in your data
  • Differentiate between "signal" and "noise" in your data
  • Understand and leverage different distribution models, and how each applies in the real world
  • Form and test hypotheses use multiple methods to define and interpret useful predictions
  • Learn about statistical inference and drawing conclusions about the population

Who Can Benefit

This data analysis training course is designed for the following professions:

  • Business Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, CBAP, CCBA
  • Systems, Operations Research, Marketing, and other Analysts
  • Project Manager, Program Manager, Team Leader, PMP, CAPM
  • Data Modelers and Administrators, DBAs
  • IT Manager, Director, VP
  • Finance Manager, Director, VP
  • Operations Supervisor, Manager, Director, VP
  • Risk Managers, Operations Risk Professionals
  • Process Improvement, Audit, Internal Consultants and Staff
  • Executives exploring cost reduction and process improvement options
  • Job seekers and those who want to show dedication to process improvement
  • Senior staff who make or recommend decisions to executives

Course Details

1. Statistics: Understanding Data

  • Statistical Thinking Overview
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Cumulative Distribution Functions
  • Continuous Distributions
  • Probability
  • Operations on Distributions
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Estimation
  • Correlation

2. Graphics: Looking at Data

  • Single Variable: Establishing Distribution
  • Two Variables: Establishing Relationships
  • Time-series Analysis
  • More than Two Variables

3. Analytics: Modeling Data

  • 'Guesstimation'
  • Models from Scaling Arguments
  • Arguments from Probability Models

4. Computation: Mining Data

  • Simulations
  • Finding Clusters
  • Finding Important Attributes

5. Applications: Using Data

  • Reporting, Business Intelligence, and Dashboards
  • Financial Calculations and Modeling
  • Predictive Analytics

6. CAP Certification Overview

  • The Seven Analytics Domains
    • Business Problem Framing
    • Analytics Problem Framing
    • Data
    • Methodology (Approach) Selection
    • Model Building
    • Solution Deployment
    • Model Lifecycle
  • Test Preparation Advice
  • Test Experience Feedback

7. Course Summary:

  • Understanding, Analyzing, and Presenting Data
    • Statistics
    • Graphics
    • Analytics
    • Computing
    • Applications
  • Certified Analytics Professional
  • Student Feedback / Evaluations
  • Networking

8. Decision Support

  • Scope of the decision and measure of performance
  • Controllable and uncontrollable variables
  • Uncertainty and risk analysis
  • What if analysis
  • Identification and description of needed information types

9. Data Mining and Data Warehousing

  • Data mining concepts and application
  • Application benefits of data warehousing

Exercises:

Exercise 6: This group exercise will provide you with information on the scope of a given decision and the additional facts required for you to document the controllable variables and the measure of performance. Additional information will be provided on the history of results and the occurrence of a set of independent variables to select the critical independent variables impacting the decision. You will estimate the uncertainty and describe the risks. Information will be provided to determine the degree of uncertainty and associated risks. The required information needed to support the given decision and the impact on the data requirements will be documented.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Simply great training provider that I can go for updating/acquiring my skill sets.

ExitCertified was a great. They gave me all the materials and information I needed ahead of time to prepare for the course.

Very clean, great cafeteria and well sorted, very kind staff. The bathrooms have to be expanded as they might get crowded sometimes

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Class was easy to sign up for and ExitCertified provided very good communication

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