Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Big Data
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Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Big Data

This course prepares participants to begin running data analysis on databases.
3.8 (2 ratings)
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Last updated 6/2017
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Explore how to run basic univariable analysis of means, medians, and percentiles on a dataset.
  • Explore how to run simple regression analysis on a dataset.
  • Explore how to run instrumental variables analysis on a dataset.
  • Explore how to run probit/logit analysis on a dataset.
  • Explore how to run fixed effects regression on a dataset.
  • Explore how to run difference-in-differences analysis on a dataset.
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Requirements
  • No advanced preparation or prerequisites are needed for this course.
Description

This course prepares participants to begin running data analysis on databases. Both univariate and multivariate analysis are covered with a particular focus on regression analysis. Regression analysis is done in Excel, SAS, and Stata to give viewers a sense of familiarity with a variety of different software package structures. The focus in this course is on financial data though the techniques are also applicable to more general forms of data like that used in marketing or management analyses.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in Business Operations.
  • Anyone interested in Business Technology.
  • Anyone in Finance, Accounting, or related fields.
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Curriculum For This Course
10 Lectures
01:56:48
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Introduction
8 Lectures 01:56:46


Univariate Analysis
14:22

Regression Analysis
11:50

Advanced Regression Analysis
09:03

SAS V. Stata
09:00

Preview of Using Analysis
03:22

Business Intelligence - Fundamentals of Data Analysis Continuous Play
58:22
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Supporting Materials
2 Lectures 00:02
Slides: Fundamentals of Data Analysis
00:01

Fundamentals of Data Analysis Glossary/Index
00:01
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Review and Test
0 Lectures 00:00

Review Questions: Business Intelligence - Fundamentals of Data Analysis

Review Questions
3 questions

Final Exam: Business Intelligence - Fundamentals of Data Analysis

Final Exam
5 questions
About the Instructor
Illumeo Learning
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Illumeo, incorporated in 2009, is revolutionizing the hide-bound world of corporate learning. Illumeo works with corporate professionals and organizations of all sizes to build the skills and capabilities that help everyone be an expert at their job.

Based in Silicon Valley, CA, Illumeo serves thousands of corporations and corporate professionals across Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing. The platform offers assessments, industry-benchmarked competency analyses, hundreds of expert-developed courses, collaborative tools, and the ability for companies to self-publish internal courses that promote institutional knowledge retention and dissemination.

Illumeo is the place for expertise management and we are dedicated to the proposition that everyone can be an expert at their job.

Michael McDonald
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Michael is a finance professor at Fairfield University in Connecticut. He holds a PhD in finance from the University of Tennessee and his work has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Nasdaq dot com, Bloomberg, Reuters, and many other outlets. Michael is the President of Morning Investments, a consulting firm headquartered in Connecticut. He consults extensively with organizations ranging form Fortune 500 companies and government agencies to start-up businesses on matters related to finance and investments. Michael has served also as an expert witness on finance related matters in legal disputes, and is an arbitrator with the Financial Industry National Regulatory Authority (FINRA).