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Advanced Tools and Techniques for Data Analysis

AMA - American Management Association
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2 days
2,445 USD
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Next start date: 6/20/2019 - Atlanta
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Course description

Advanced Tools and Techniques for Data Analysis

Manipulate complex data sets to gain deeper insights and make better decisions.

This 2-day advanced analytics seminar will introduce you to predictive analytics techniques, so you can frame strategic and operational questions involving marketing, finance, and operations or other real-world business applications.

In this hands-on course, you will cover a variety of analytics tools, such as histograms, ANOVA analysis, A/B testing, Pareto analysis, clustering, box plots, scatter diagrams, partitioning, unstructured text analysis, and multivariate regression analysis. Best of all, no background in statistics or programming is required. As long as you have a basic understanding of spreadsheets, you will learn how to manipulate complex data sets so you can gain insights that are not possible with common business intelligence techniques.

How You Will Benefit

  • Go above and beyond standard business intelligence analysis techniques
  • Get answers to complex data analysis questions without becoming a statistician  
  • Learn which data analysis technique to use for various business problems
  • Extract the most meaningful results from large and small data sets and multiple data types
  • Become familiar with basic text analysis tools and gain insights from unstructured text data
  • Use advanced analysis functions in Excel and open source tools
  • Build on your basic understanding of spreadsheets to access powerful analytic techniques
  • Improve your business efficiency and effectiveness

Who should attend?

Business professionals looking for data analysis tools to solve complex problems such as customer churn, statistically valid web-page optimization, and social media/online customer feedback analysis.

Training Content

This training course will cover:

  • Data analytics and business; working with data
  • Wrangling, cleansing, and shaping data (data scraping)
  • Using Google OpenRefine
  • Selecting the right variables, KPIs, CSFs (data analysis)
  • Becoming familiar with Excel’s Analysis Tool Pack
  • Utilizing multivariate statistics, T-Test, factor analysis, linear regression, and other advanced techniques
  • Reviewing additional tools—JMP, Tableau, SPSS, R


The course is priced as follows: $2445 - Non-members
$2195 - AMA members
$2079 - GSA price

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Olga G.
Hard course, but worth taking
Greg G.
I already called AMA customer service about my experience and expect a full refund.It was one of the worst course I have ever participated in. I was expecting a lot more from this course.Last November was my first class with AMA "Train the Trainer". Was a wonderful experience and learned a great deal. During this course, on the other hand, in th...
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Michael R.
Generally good set of exercises, but materials were not prepared properly and booklets had some errors. Instructor was knowledgable in some areas, but had difficulty explaining the meaning of Excel outputs/statistical terminology.
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