1 day, 7 Instructional Hours
7 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)
An organization’s ability to make data driven decisions is essential to being agile in the current fast paced business environment. Using data analytics is not confined to large companies. Small and medium sized businesses can also implement data analytics successfully, as seen in examples given in the course. The purpose of this course is to help small and medium sized organizations understand the sufficient, high-quality data sources, and basic data analysis knowledge needed to identify opportunities for improving the business. The course gives examples of needs that can be addressed with data analytics, provides steps for creating a data inventory, examines the role of perception-based data, applies data analytics techniques, and integrates quantitative and qualitative data to effectively make business decisions.
Upon completion learners will be able to:
- Define data analytics
- Describe the purpose of data analytics
- Identify challenges associated with data analytics
- Understand data analytics results
- Create a high level data analytics plan for their business
Each participant will receive a student workbook containing exercises, templates and copies of lecture materials.
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for CEOs, Presidents, Vice Presidents and other senior leaders interested in gaining an awareness of data analytics. In addition, senior leaders interested in a high level overview of the main components needed to successfully implement data analytics in their companies.
No prior experience with data analytics is necessary.