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Did you know that every business collects data and that all data can be put to good use?
Every organisation, no matter how big or small, collects volumes and volumes of data. No matter what size your organisation, your business is never too big or too small to get real value from its data.
The tricky part (for some!) is tapping in to that data and finding the gold that lies within!
This course will show you why data and analysis are the crucial elements to achieving real and sustainable business growth and success.
This course will teach you how to:
This course is a combination of video instruction and tutorials, skill-building worksheets and templates, step-by-step guides and an interactive forum for personalised responses and feedback to help you with your data analysis.
It is recommended that this course is taken over the course 2 weeks, committing around 1-2 hours each week, to give you time to review the material, and practice and implement the skills you will be learning.
This course will give you the skills and tools you need to jump straight in to analysing your business - giving you the proven recipe for understanding and continually improving your business performance.
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|Section 1: Welcome and Overview|
This lecture provides a welcome and brief overview of key topics to be covered throughout the course.
This lecture provides an overview of why data and analysis is important to reviewing business performance and identifying specific areas where improvements can be made.
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|Quiz 1||3 questions|
A quiz to test students' understanding of topics covered in this lecture.
|Section 2: Identify and access your existing data|
This lecture will introduce students to 'domains', discuss the various data sources that most businesses collect within each domain, and assist students in identifying sources of data they are already collecting within their business. A worksheet is provided to assist students identify and record existing data sources within their business.
This lecture will discuss the key methods to access existing data and also introduces the concept of a data inventory. A worksheet is provided to assist students create their own data inventory.
|Quiz 2||4 questions|
A quiz to test students' understanding of concepts introduced in this section.
|Section 3: Sort and analyze your data|
This lecture discusses the important pre-work required to prepare data for analysis and why data preparation is a key step of any analysis project. Some basic techniques for data preparation are introduced and students have the opportunity to practice these skills on a sample dataset provided in the supplementary materials.
This lecture introduces key principles of data analysis including choosing the right questions, asking the questions, choosing the right chart and sharing the findings.
This lecture introduces the concept of identifying ‘hot spots’ or ‘gold’ within data using structured analysis. Students are guided through a worked example using a sample data set and a step-by-step worksheet which can be applied to all areas of the business.
|Quiz 3||3 questions|
A short quiz for students to test their understanding of key concepts outlined within this section.
|Section 4: Planning your next analytics adventure|
This final lecture provides a short summary of key concepts covered throughout the course as well as a few closing remarks to wish students well on their analytics adventures!
|Section 5: Bonus Material|
Details for the dedicated channel launched on YouTube to provide students with up-to-date views and information relating to data and business analysis.
Allow me to introduce myself, I'm Jane and I want to help you make your business a true success.
I make sense of data and I want to make it easy for you to do that too.
Join the rapidlly growing number of students worldwide who have taken the next step in their analytics adventures!
I have extensive experience in leading business improvement initiatives whilst holding senior management positions across a range of industries, within both the public and private sectors.
In 2012, I established my own business intelligence consulting firm to help organisations better see and understand their data, utilising cutting-edge technology and data visualisation techniques. I'm a Tableau Qualified Associate, and one Tableau Software's first Alliance Partners in Australia.
I have real-world experience - underpinned by Bachelor and Master Degree foundations - which can help you identify, address and improve performance across all areas of your business.
I've amassed a wealth of knowledge and strategies which I have consolidated to bring you a collection of tools, tips and techniques to help you make better, data driven decisions for your business and boost your confidence when it comes to all things 'data'!