Understanding and Visualizing Data

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Course Focus

To make a business decision, you need relevant information and reliable data. But even with the right data, you still need the skills to properly analyze it—and that can make the difference between a good and bad decision.

Cornell Hotel School Professor Chris Anderson guides you through an introduction to statistical methods for data analysis using a combination of hands-on experiential exercises and instructional videos that prepare you to make sound, evidence-based business decisions.

Who Should Take this Course?

This course is appropriate for anyone from analyst to the SVP with no background in statistics. It is designed for individuals who need to perform analysis to support decision making. The course content draws on examples across all business types.

Key Benefits

Participants who complete this course will be able to...

  • Identify and collect data that can be used to address any given business problem
  • Develop statistical summaries and data visualizations to understand potential outcomes
  • Evaluate decisions by looking at key performance indicators and determining their implications for stakeholders

Topics Include

Module 1: Gather and Qualify Data

Module 2: Visualization and Analysis

Module 3: Bring the Data into the Decision


Course Cost US$1380
Hours to Complete Course: 9
CEUS earned 0.6
This course is part of one or more online certificates:

Please choose from the following course start dates:

16 January 2019
06 February 2019
27 February 2019
20 March 2019
10 April 2019
01 May 2019
22 May 2019
12 June 2019
03 July 2019
24 July 2019
14 August 2019
04 September 2019
25 September 2019
16 October 2019
06 November 2019
27 November 2019
18 December 2019
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