Data Analytics for Managers - Course by a CIO

Data Management and Analytics knowledge will help you shine and get the recognition you deserve by your leaders
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Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (33 ratings)
3,011 students
1hr 18min of on-demand video
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Learn about Big Data and 5 V's that makes it Big data
Learn Data Architecture including purpose of data warehouse / data lake
Gain knowledge of Data Management including data life cycle and data governance
Learn about the importance of data visualization and dashboards for Business Intelligence
Learn about the types of Analytics - Descriptive, Diagnostic, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
Learn about what makes a company data-driven with use cases and maturity model


  • No pre-requisites, some familiarity of data concepts would help


Digital Technologies with Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence are reshaping the world we live in. In this digital world, Data takes center stage. Many say Data is the new oil. Some even say Data is the new Soil. Understanding data gives insights and can help make the most optimum decisions.

Organizations that can leverage data can not only compete and also can thrive in their markets. If not already done, many organizations are racing to become data-driven organizations.

Understanding data analytics is critical for career growth for technology and business professionals. Whether in IT, Marketing, Sales, or Business Management, learning Data skills will help you shine in any conversation. You will get the recognition you deserve from your leaders.

For leaders, being analytical is not sufficient. Understanding the data landscape and type of analytics sets them apart from their peers. This knowledge helps them ask the right questions and develop creative solutions to business problems.

This course is developed by a former Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Chief Information Office (CIO) with experience in leading organization transformation with Data Analytics.

  • Learn about Big Data and what makes it Big

  • Learn types of Data including structured and unstructured

  • Learn Data Architecture including the purpose of data warehouse / data lake

  • Importance of data visualization and dashboards

  • Types of Analytics - Descriptive, Predictive Analytics

  • Learn about what makes a company data-driven

Intentionally, this course is kept SHORT to convey what matters for professionals like you to use the key learnings immediately at work.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to stay successful and advance their career in the Digital World
  • Anyone who wants to understand the Data landscape and what makes data is so important
  • Any Technology and Business professionals looking to lead data-driven initiatives


CIO, Author, Speaker and Digital Transformation Leader
Raj Varada FutureCIOClub
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 159 Reviews
  • 12,088 Students
  • 9 Courses

I am a CIO of a US manufacturing company and an IT Executive with 25 years of experience in multiple progressive roles. Proven thought leader with Advanced Executive Program from MIT Sloan and MBA from Ross Business School UMich. I am also certified in industry-proven CISSP, TOGAF, CISM, COBIT, ITIL, PMP, SAFe SPC, CGEIT, CISA.  With my passion for sharing my learnings, I am committed to helping future leaders to climb up their Careers.

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