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Intro to Data Analytics details
In this course, you will
Discover the entire data analysis process, from mastering the fundamental principles to presenting the results of your analysis.
Get to know how data can be used to solve business problems with intelligent solutions.
Apply core analytical approaches, such as descriptive, predictive, and diagnostic, as you interpret, visualize, and present your very first data analysis.
Work 1:1 with an expert mentor and tutor, who will give you personalized feedback and insights into life as a data analyst.
Join an active community of over 5000 graduates and 700 instructors, and get access to exclusive data analytics events and webinars.
Study for 15–20 hours per week for one month
Our data analytics mentors are rated 4.93/5
Deliver your first data analysis and get your first certificate in data analytics
Why learn data analytics?
The field of data analytics is huge—and only getting bigger
As the market grows and businesses face a significant skills shortage, data analysts are in high demand, enjoying a rich variety of opportunities and competitive compensation.
Good data makes businesses better
Data analytics reveals insights that helps businesses to develop a much deeper understanding of their audience, their industry, and their company as a whole.
Boost your career with data analytics skills
Mastering data analytics skills will enable you to stay one step ahead of industry trends and make better business decisions, no matter what sector you work in.
Why choose a CareerFoundry intro course?
Work with your very own course tutor and mentor
You'll enjoy a truly collaborative online learning experience, with tailored feedback from real experts in the field. Shared daily both written and over video, professional feedback will help bring you from a beginner to someone knowledgeable in data analytics.
Get the perfect balance of theory and practice
From day one, you'll put your newfound knowledge of data analytics into practice as you work towards delivering your data analysis.
Curious about data analytics? Take your first step toward becoming a data analyst
After the Intro course, there's a good chance you'll fall in love with data analytics. If you do, stick around for our full career change Data Analytics Program, backed by a job guarantee. Find out more here.
The objectives are clear, the content is well written and informative, the tasks helped me master the concepts, and the mentors provided invaluable feedback. Enrolling at CareerFoundry was the best career decision I've made in a long time.
Meet your new team
Our dual mentorship model pairs you with not one, but two industry experts—your mentor and your course tutor. They're at the top of their game in data analytics and work in tandem to inspire you to exceed your expectations. Along the way, they’ll provide individualized feedback and guidance while you work toward delivering your first data analytics project.
Your mentor will be there to give thorough, actionable feedback on your portfolio project.
Your tutor is there to give you timely feedback on all your submissions.
Our mentors and tutors haven’t just made a name for themselves at top companies in the industry—they've helped shape it.
A project-based curriculum that gets you thinking like a data analyst.
Learn the fundamental principles, key skills, and all-important mindset that makes data analytics so valuable.
Created by experienced instructional designers, authored by industry experts, and kept up-to-date by course editors, our curriculum will serve as the foundation of your learning experience.
Data Analytics in Practice
Introduction to Excel
Understanding Your Dataset
Cleaning Your Data
Grouping & Summarizing Your Data
Introduction to Analytical Methods
Conducting a Descriptive Analysis
Visualizing Data Insights
Storytelling with Data
Your first step to becoming a data analyst
If you fall (even more deeply) in love with data analytics during the course, you can easily move onto our career-changing Data Analytics Program.
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Patrick Shaughnessy's Portfolio Project
- Learn through our comprehensive, project-based curriculum
- Receive regular, personalized feedback from your course tutor
- Deliver your first data analysis, which will form the basis of your professional portfolio
- Get an in-depth review of your final project from your mentor on a video call
- Gain exclusive access to our global community—plus events and webinars
- Upgrade to the full Data Analytics Program and become a qualified, job-ready data analyst
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