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Developing Your Analytical Skills: How to Research and Present Information

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
2 days
2,095 - 2,195 USD
Classroom / Public
Rating: 4.3 (89 Reviews)
Next start date: 2/25/2019 - Arlington
Start dates
2,195 USD
2,195 USD
New York City
2,195 USD
2,195 USD
2,195 USD

Training Content

This training course will cover:

Analytical Skills and Data Analysis

  • Identifying core analytical skills
  • Exploring the challenges of collecting, evaluating, and presenting information
  • Describing the steps in the analytical process: plan, analyze, conclude

The Planning Phase

  • Defining the purpose of the analysis
  • Improving your analytical skills by clarifying relevant issues: Why? Who? What are the options, benefits, and risks?
  • Identifying issues that are essential for comprehensive understanding
  • Deciding on an approach for an analysis project
  • Creating a data collection plan for obtaining information

The Analysis Phase

  • Organizing, collecting, and evaluating data via graphic tools
  • Performing affinity grouping to aggregate unstructured data into categories
  • Using a 2x2 grid and SWOT analysis to evaluate ideas and analyze strategies
  • Determining risks and performing cost-benefit analysis
  • Evaluating data and addressing information gaps

The Conclusion and Reporting Process

  • Understanding the characteristics of valid conclusions
  • Getting from conclusions to recommendations
  • Presenting conclusions graphically

Telling Your Story

  • Utilizing tools, tips, and techniques to present your story to multiple audiences
  • Creating and delivering a brief presentation that inspires and persuades


The course is priced as follows: $2195 - Non-members
$1995 - AMA members
$1785 - GSA price

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...

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Jack M.
The course started off with great intentions and subject matter. Although, time management was a real problem for the instructor. Not too sure why the faculty thought it was a good idea to put 6 working individuals on a team project either. Overall there was so many missed opportunities to actually learn something. Quite a shame.
Norene C.
The instructor and material was excellent, but the audio caused difficulties throughout the class, It seemed to me getting the project work done I felt rushed, like it would be better to have one more day. In our work sessions it was difficult to get members to communicate, make decisions, which slowed down our progress. It would be helpful if ...
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Ramesh G.
Overall the course did not meet my goals from two standpoints: a) The method of instruction pursued by the instructor b) The quality of technology for an online seminar.
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