Registration is now open for Virginia Tech’s Introduction to Data Analytics Certificate course. This 6-week virtual course will feature engaging and informative sessions led by experienced Virginia Tech faculty. Participants will establish a foundation in data analytics and develop skills to be applied to their specific organizations/industries. Course modules have been structured to ensure participants will meet each of the objectives listed below:
- Establish Foundation: Learn the history, core terms and definitions to establish a robust understanding and application of data analytics. Gain insights on what data analytics is and why it matters.
- Develop Skills: Build in-demand industry skills to complete the certificate program, ready to apply knowledge in the professional world. Hands on experiences will be utilized throughout the program to develop skills.
- Apply Knowledge: Use case studies and industry specific examples to apply knowledge for more effective marketing, expanded revenue opportunities, improved efficiency and other competitive advantages.
Module 1. Introduction to Data Analytics and Descriptive Statistics
Module 2. Classification Algorithms in Excel and R
Module 3. Predictive Analytics Using Regression
Module 4. Clustering, Machine Learning in R, & Business Strategy
Module 5. Industry Perspective on Data Analytics, the ETL Process, and Ethics
Module 6. Visualization Theory and Application
Upon competition of the program participants will receive a Certificate of Completion presented by Virginia Tech including CEUs based on total contact hours.
Space is limited. Register to reserve your virtual seat today! For more information (including a list of the course modules) and to register for Virginia Tech’s Executive Data Analytics Certificate program visit: bit.ly/vtdata2021 or email Mallory Tuttle (firstname.lastname@example.org). Registration closes January 15th!