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Data Analysis Skills Outline

Data Analysis Skills training will cover the following modules:

Module 1: Data Analysis and Synthesis

  • Overview of statistics applied in organisations
  • Defining the problem or opportunity
  • Evidence/fact driven analysis
  • Splitting the data (working at the right level of detail)
  • Cognitive bias, how it skews data analysis, and produces bad outcomes
  • Using inductive and deductive approaches to validate data
  • Building valid hypothetical models, based on sound analysis

Module 2: Developing and Testing Hypotheses

  • Defining tests for your hypotheses
  • Using control groups as a baseline
  • Group selection, the risk of a skewed sample
  • Selecting a reasonable sample from the data population
  • Validating survey data

Module 3: Working with Decision Variables and Optimising Solutions

  • Understanding your constraints
  • Identifying variables that you can control
  • Developing realistic assumptions
  • Optimising your worksheet
  • Managing negatively linked variables

Module 4: Statistical and Other Tools

  • The probability based approach
  • Common traps in using probability
  • Defining the ‘middle’ of the data, mean, mode, media
  • Calculating confidence (standard deviation, the three sigma rule)
  • Different types of probability curves
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Correlation
  • Cause and effect analysis
  • Regression analysis (simple, multi-variate, step by step, and hierarchical)
  • Decision trees
  • Expected monetary value calculations
  • Monte Carlo analysis
  • Heuristics

Module 5: Using Graphics to Present Data

  • When to use charts to enhance comprehension
  • The basics of visual literacy, bringing the data to life
  • The psychology of charts
  • The potential traps of using charts
  • Different types of charts, for different data sets, bar charts, histograms, histographs, tornado diagrams, radar diagrams, area diagrams, grouped columns, stacked columns, pie charts
  • The crucial importance of aligning chart and title
  • Using non-numeric charts to present data
  • Recap of course content
  • Questions and answers
  • Ebbinghaus (memory reinforcing) final exercise

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Who should attend this Data Analysis Training Course?

This Data Analysis Skills training course is designed for any individual that is responsible for or need the skills to complete data analysis. This course would be especially useful for individuals in Data Analyst or Data Operations roles.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for undertaking this course, therefore anybody can attend.

Data Analysis Skills Overview

This Data Analysis Skills training consists of a 1 day course that aims to provide delegates with the opportunity to develop their skills within data analysis and identify the most appropriate approach for your organisation. This training is incredibly important for an organisation as it enables the company to understand the data they collect, and how its assessment can be used to improve the organisation’s processes and outputs.

This training course comes under the topic of Presentation Skills, which aims to provide training on all the necessary skills needed to produce sufficient evidence to present improvements within an organisation. As well as Data Analysis Skills, this topic includes: Business Writing Skills and Presentation Skills

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What's included in this Data Analysis Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

The Knowledge Academy offer training in a variety of locations across the UK and around the world, making it easy to find a training venue near you.
There are no prerequisites for enrolling on this Data Analysis Skills course.
No, delegates do not need to take an examination to pass this Data Analysis Skills course.
Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
The price for Data Analysis Skills certification in New Zealand starts from NZD895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Data Analysis Skills.

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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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