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Description

This Intro to Data Analytics Certificate is designed to unlock your potential and power your career. 

Establish a Foundation: Learn the history, core terms and definitions to establish a robust understanding and application of data analytics. Gain insights on what data analytics is and why it matters.

Develop Skills: Build in-demand industry skills to complete the certificate program and be ready to apply your knowledge in the professional world. Hands on experiences are utilized throughout the program to best develop your skills.

Apply Knowledge: Use case studies and industry specific examples to apply knowledge for more effective marketing, expanded revenue opportunities, improved efficiency and other competitive advantages.

Outline

This program will run on consecutive Wednesdays from August 4 until September 8, 2021 from 2-4pm.

  • August 4th: Intro to Data Analytics & Descriptive Statistics
  • August 11th: Data Analytic Software Applications
  • August 18th: Data Analytics Process  Overview, Predictive Analytics Using Regression
  • August 25th: Predictive Analytics Using Regression, Machine learning, Business Strategy, Classifying & Clustering Data
  • September 1st: Data Analytics Review with Industry Impact, Excel, Tableau & Visualization Examples
  • September 8th: Industry Specific Applications

Notes

Registering a Group:

For each 3 people registered you will receive 1 free registration. To take advantage of this option please contact Conference Registration at 540-231-5182 or cpeinfo@vt.edu.

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Section Title
Intro to Data Analytics Aug 2021
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
W
Time
2:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Aug 04, 2021 to Sep 08, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
  • Virtual
Fee(s)
Early fee starting at non-credit $849.00
Section Notes

Location: Online via Zoom/Canvas

Instructions: You will receive instructions for workshop access prior to the start of the first class. Please contact Lynda King at lsweeney@vt.edu if you have any questions.

Program Schedule: 
This program will run on consecutive Wednesdays from August 4 until September 8, 2021 from 2-4pm.

  • August 4th: Intro to Data Analytics & Descriptive Statistics
  • August 11th: Data Analytic Software Applications
  • August 18th: Data Analytics Process  Overview, Predictive Analytics Using Regression
  • August 25th: Predictive Analytics Using Regression, Machine learning, Business Strategy, Classifying & Clustering Data
  • September 1st: Data Analytics Review with Industry Impact, Excel, Tableau & Visualization Examples
  • September 8th: Industry Specific Applications

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be received 14 calendar days prior to the program start date. A $30 administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Requests should be sent by email or by initiating a drop request through the student portal in our online registration system. As an alternative to a refund, you may send a substitute at no additional cost. Please contact us at 540-231-5182 or e-mail cpeinfo@vt.edu to request a substitution. Please note: refunds will not be issued for no-shows or for cancellations received on or after the program start date. 

In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

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