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Data Analytics Foundations

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Course description

Data Analytics Foundations

The Data Analytics Foundations course will prepare functional managers, business practitioners and analysts to follow a 5-step process that guides data analysis and then communicating results to have the biggest possible impact. It establishes a foundation for data-intensive analytic projects that deliver insight, clarity, confidence and sound decision support. As part of the 5-step process, participants will be introduced to the current state of data analytics, data visualization tools and the concepts of ‘big data’.

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  • On-site
  • United States of America

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  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Who should attend?

The structure of this course assumes no prior experience in statistics or data analytics.

Training content

Key topics covered include:


  • Data Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Big Data
  • Tools and Techniques

Planning a Data Analysis Project

  • Establish an analytic objective – the business question.
  • Develop an analysis plan.
  • Choose an appropriate analytic approach – exploratory, explanatory, confirming, comparative.
  • Define appropriate boundaries for the analysis.

Data Collection

  • Identify the unit of analysis.
  • Create operational definitions for the data.
  • Identify and evaluate data sources.
  • Determine how much historical data is required.
  • Establish a data collection methodology.

Data Analysis

  • Prepare the data for analysis
    • Multiple data sets, Missing data, Data Quality
  • Become familiar with the data
    • Differentiating analysis of categorical and continuous data
    • Descriptive statistics
  • Find trends and patterns


  • Use data visualizations to communicate findings
  • Develop recommendations supported by data

Course Objectives

  • Frame a business question as an analytics question.
  • Create an analysis plan that limits the scope to the core question.
  • Collect data that is required – and appropriate – for answering the question.
  • Apply appropriate analytic techniques and tools to analyse data, create statistical models, and identify insights that can lead to actionable results.
  • Make recommendations, based on the analysis, to address the business.
  • Select appropriate data visualizations to clearly communicate analytic insights to business sponsors and analytic audiences.

Why choose Wronski Associates?

Founded in 1984 - Over 35 years of providing innovative and impactful learning and development solutions.

Long lasting client partnerships - Our top ten client relationships average 14 years and our very first client is still a client 36 years later.

Have delivered instructor-led training in 40+ countries on 6 continents, and online solutions in many, many more.

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