About this Program
Nearly every business and organization today is extremely dependent on data. Modern data analytics combines powerful software tools and statistical techniques to produce insights that can improve results in every field and organizational department. Professionals who are adept with these tools and have the latest data analysis skills are highly valuable and in demand.
In this three-course certificate program, you’ll learn how to make — and defend — critical business decisions by wrangling, analyzing, visualizing and interpreting large-scale data sets in meaningful ways. We’ll explore innovative approaches for generating insights and predictions that can boost sales, enhance operational efficiencies and drive qualitative improvements in your products and services. Improve your organization’s data-driven decision making and escalate your own career trajectory.
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Professionals who work closely with data to make strategic decisions. Those seeking a more technical skill set focused on developing and administering data warehouses should consider taking our Certificate in Business Intelligence: Building the Data Warehouse. Those who already have significant experience in data analytics and statistics, and can program in R or Python, should consider taking the more advanced Certificate in Data Science.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- Data analysis and statistical techniques for knowledge discovery
- Visual discovery and interpretation methods for large data sets
- Information design, storytelling and presentation using visualization, pivot tables, graphs, charts, infographics and conditional data table formatting
- Making predictions using decision trees, regression analysis, and supervised and unsupervised learning models
- R and SQL programming practices
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Choose the Right Format for You
This certificate program is part of Career Accelerator, which offers a variety of flexible learning formats online and in the classroom. Learn more about our self-paced online option and the accelerated classroom option.
Apply for a Scholarship
You may be eligible to apply for a UWPCE Certificate Scholarship to cover most of the costs of this program. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the potential of the program to positively impact your career. See the scholarship page for eligibility information and application instructions.