Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics

Online Course

Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics

What is the course about?

Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics
The course Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Beginner. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

The Problem Solving with Analytics course provides students with the foundational knowledge to use data analytics to create business insights. You will learn: To apply a useful framework to solve a business problem To determine which analytical method to apply given the nature of the problem and available data To use linear regression to generate business insights

Course description
  • Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics
  • 2 weeks
  • Structured approaches to problem solving
  • Throughout this course you’ll also learn the techniques to apply your knowledge in a data analytics program called Alteryx. At the end of the course, you’ll complete a project based on the principles in the course.
  • This course is part of the Business Analyst Nanodegree.
  • The Analytical Problem Solving Framework
  • Selecting an Analytical Methodology
  • Linear Regression
  • Learn a framework for structured problem solving.
  • Get introduced to predictive analysis.
  • See examples of a variety of business problems.
  • Learn to select the correct analytical methodology.
  • Get introduced to the Methodogy Map.
  • Learn to recognize numeric vs. non-numeric outcomes.
  • Apply the Problem Solving Framework to a business problem.
  • Learn how to use simple linear regression models.
  • Use categorical variables in linear regression.
  • No programming experience requiredInterested in using data to make better business decisionsAlteryx license (provided to nanodegree students at no cost, compatible with Windows only)
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • Using advanced analytics is less about being a statistics wiz and more about understanding how to approach problems and knowing what tools to use. In this course you will be introduced to predictive analytics, a powerful tool to help businesses analyze data and predict future outcomes and trends. You’ll learn a scientific approach to solving problems with data, a foundational skill for anyone interested in making data driven decisions in a business context. You’ll be introduced Alteryx, a data analytics tool that enables you prepare, blend, and analyze data quickly. This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in business analysis, but lacks programming experience.

Prerequisites & Facts

Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics

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Computer Science, Programming

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Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



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Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Computer Science, Programming