Foundations of Data Analysis


Course Details

  • Location: Downtown Seattle
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Times: Weekends
  • Cost : $1,100

Next Start Date:

January 25, 2020

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About this Course

Public and private organizations are gaining access to increasingly large quantities of data. Because that data can help them improve their products, data literacy and analysis have become essential professional skills.

In this course, you'll learn how to understand and analyze data. We'll show you how to use tools that will enable you to thrive in data-driven organizations. You'll complete this course knowing how to go through the data analysis process from start to finish.

Designed For

Professionals without backgrounds in statistics and programming who want to gain basic data literacy and analysis skills.

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What You'll Learn

  • Fundamental data-related concepts, terminology and ethical considerations
  • How to articulate business problems and identify required data
  • How to gather, clean and organize data
  • How to effectively describe, analyze and visualize data

Get Hands-On Experience

  • Prepare, analyze and visualize data with Microsoft Excel, SQL and Tableau
  • Build a personalized reference guide for future data analysis work
  • Complete a final project that incorporates all of the skills and concepts learned in class



Learning Format


Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Course Sessions


Meet your instructor

Marcelo Guerra Hahn

Senior Manager, Engineering | Tableau


You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.