UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Data Analysis online short course

Course starts 23 October 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
17 October 2017
Course Starts:
23 October 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7-11 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
17 October 2017
Course Starts:
23 October 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7-11 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

59% of employers expect to increase the number of positions requiring data analysis skills over the next five years.1

It’s no surprise then, that there will be created over four million data-related jobs in the years to follow.2

Now is the best time for you to receive recognised data analyst training and add data analysis to your portfolio of skills with the outcomes you’ll gain from a data analysis course.

On this data analysis online course, you’ll practice on real-world data sets and learn valuable skills to drive effective decision-making in your organisation.

You’ll walk away from this course with a sought-after skill set and certificate in data analysis, backed by UCT, making you an asset to any organisation.

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What will set you apart

This data analysis online course will empower you with the ability to:

  • Use Microsoft Excel to confidently analyse, interpret and deliver data in meaningful ways
  • Predict business trends and customer behaviour by formulating statistical findings and recommendations
  • Increase business productivity by using data analyst training to react quickly to changing demands from customers and environmental conditions
  • Contribute to important business decisions by constructing significant research questions related to the type of data analysis required to meet business needs

Course curriculum

This UCT-backed online short course in data analysis is designed to give you the flexibility to work when it suits you. You’ll receive continued support and guidance from an expert Dedicated Student Success Manager as you progress through the weekly modules in your own time.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus 
  • Course Module 1: Fundamentals of data-driven decision-making
  • Course Module 2: Research questions for data analysis
  • Course Module 3: Organising data in Microsoft Excel  
  • Course Module 4: Statistical analysis using Microsoft Excel
  • Course Module 5: Introduction to databases and SQL
  • Course Module 6: Interpretation of outcomes
  • Course Module 7: Data presentation and visualisation
  • Course Module 8: Looking towards the future

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 23 October 2017.

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