Straight From Business School: Data + Analytics

Learn how to manage and analyze big data in order to make better predictions and decisions that fuel business success.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 9/2013 English

Course Description

Learn how to launch and run a business by studying the same topics that our MBA instructors have learned at America’s best business schools.

Our MBA Classes are taught by students and graduates of top-20 MBA programs with decades of business experience and are designed for entrepreneurs, high school graduates, and employees of Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations around the world. Our classes give you the feel of attending an elite business school right from your home or office, without the cost or admissions requirements of traditional universities. It's never been easier to learn something new.


About The Class:

We are creating and consuming more data than ever before and we have the ability to sift through piles of information stored on our servers, databases, computers, tablets, smartphones, and beyond. This data can be used in powerful ways to make strategic decisions that enhance our bottom line and mission. However we need to understand how to use big data and apply human intuition to harness this tool and make better decisions and predictions that make our organizations stronger.

This class will focus on developing a thorough grasp of strategies and methods for analyzing large sets of data in order to make predictions, make better decisions, and understand how data can be used as a competitive advantage. We will dive deeply into the following topics:

  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Sampling
  • Binomial + Normal Distribution
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Linear Regression
  • Decision Analysis

What are the requirements?

  • Microsoft Excel

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to process and analyze data in order to make more accurate predictions and better decisions.
  • Learn how to use big data to strengthen your organization.

What is the target audience?

  • Entrepreneurs, Managers, Students, Business Owners, Professionals

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Probability
02:38

Probability laws are the foundation for exploring data and analytics. They give us a basic tool for making objective predictions about events and potential transactions using only simple math calculations and an understanding of how probability works.

05:01

Probability laws are the foundation for exploring data and analytics. They give us a basic tool for making objective predictions about events and potential transactions using only simple math calculations and an understanding of how probability works.

03:46

Probability laws are the foundation for exploring data and analytics. They give us a basic tool for making objective predictions about events and potential transactions using only simple math calculations and an understanding of how probability works.

03:18

Probability laws are the foundation for exploring data and analytics. They give us a basic tool for making objective predictions about events and potential transactions using only simple math calculations and an understanding of how probability works.

03:19

Probability laws are the foundation for exploring data and analytics. They give us a basic tool for making objective predictions about events and potential transactions using only simple math calculations and an understanding of how probability works.

07:04

Probability laws are the foundation for exploring data and analytics. They give us a basic tool for making objective predictions about events and potential transactions using only simple math calculations and an understanding of how probability works.

Section 2: Descriptive Statistics
06:59

An understanding of the basic elements of statistics, such as the mean, median, and standard deviation, is essential for moving forward and learning about advanced skills that can be utilized to analyze big sets of data and make important decisions.

02:51

An understanding of the basic elements of statistics, such as the mean, median, and standard deviation, is essential for moving forward and learning about advanced skills that can be utilized to analyze big sets of data and make important decisions.

Section 3: Binomial + Normal Distribution
09:54

Sampling is an important tool that can be used to slice big pieces of data into smaller segments that can be analyzed more rapidly. Binomial and Normal Distribution functions give us the ability to make predictions about the potential success or failure of programs and the likelihood that certain events will occur.

08:05

Sampling is an important tool that can be used to slice big pieces of data into smaller segments that can be analyzed more rapidly. Binomial and Normal Distribution functions give us the ability to make predictions about the potential success or failure of programs and the likelihood that certain events will occur.

03:57

Sampling is an important tool that can be used to slice big pieces of data into smaller segments that can be analyzed more rapidly. Binomial and Normal Distribution functions give us the ability to make predictions about the potential success or failure of programs and the likelihood that certain events will occur.

07:52

Sampling is an important tool that can be used to slice big pieces of data into smaller segments that can be analyzed more rapidly. Binomial and Normal Distribution functions give us the ability to make predictions about the potential success or failure of programs and the likelihood that certain events will occur.

08:22

Sampling is an important tool that can be used to slice big pieces of data into smaller segments that can be analyzed more rapidly. Binomial and Normal Distribution functions give us the ability to make predictions about the potential success or failure of programs and the likelihood that certain events will occur.

02:31

Sampling is an important tool that can be used to slice big pieces of data into smaller segments that can be analyzed more rapidly. Binomial and Normal Distribution functions give us the ability to make predictions about the potential success or failure of programs and the likelihood that certain events will occur.

05:00

Sampling is an important tool that can be used to slice big pieces of data into smaller segments that can be analyzed more rapidly. Binomial and Normal Distribution functions give us the ability to make predictions about the potential success or failure of programs and the likelihood that certain events will occur.

03:28

Sampling is an important tool that can be used to slice big pieces of data into smaller segments that can be analyzed more rapidly. Binomial and Normal Distribution functions give us the ability to make predictions about the potential success or failure of programs and the likelihood that certain events will occur.

Section 4: Hypothesis Testing
07:06

Hypothesis Testing allows us to make sure we're not on the wrong track and lends confidence to the analysis that we've performed based on the data we've collected.

09:36

Hypothesis Testing allows us to make sure we're not on the wrong track and lends confidence to the analysis that we've performed based on the data we've collected.

Section 5: Regression Analysis
08:01

Regression Analysis gives us an opportunity to take big data and analyze the relationships between variables to order to make forecasts and better predict the future.

13:45

Regression Analysis gives us an opportunity to take big data and analyze the relationships between variables to order to make forecasts and better predict the future.

07:54

Regression Analysis gives us an opportunity to take big data and analyze the relationships between variables to order to make forecasts and better predict the future.

Section 6: Decision Analysis
06:43

Decision Theory and Decision Trees give us a structured tool that allows us to communicate important decisions and to analyze potential choices in order to maximize our return on decisions.

10:11

Decision Theory and Decision Trees give us a structured tool that allows us to communicate important decisions and to analyze potential choices in order to maximize our return on decisions.

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