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Data Analytics
Data Analytics
Data Analytics

As 'Data is the new oil' all professionals need Data Analytics skills to derive value from the data and it is the most sought after skill in the job postings today. With this in mind, PwC’s Academy, the education and training business of PwC, has designed a suite of fit-for-purpose Introduction to Data Analytics course to provide essential knowledge and practical skills to start analyzing the data at their hand and derive insights for business value.

Data Analytics

This is an introductory course to the world of data analytics. In this course, participants will learn what data analytics is and how it applies to modern business. Participants will learn about the most common data types, basic principles, and data analytics packages. They will also gain insights into how they can further their education in data analytics and understand what skills will have the most impact on their careers and their organisations. Then they will learn how to do advanced analytics using Microsoft Excel Power suite. Finally the participants will dive into the world of data visualisation using MS Power BI.

Data Analytics

This course is ideal for business professionals who do not have a technical / IT background, irrespective of whether they are at entry level or are experienced professionals, who are looking to understand Data Analytics, Big Data, Predictive Analytics and learn some of the applications of those concepts in their organisations

Course structure

Day 1: Introduction to Data Analytics

  • Introduces to Data Analytics, Predictive Analytics and Big Data
  • Data Analytics: concepts
  • Data analytics: use cases and examples
  • Data analytics process
  • Big data
  • Machine learning and deep learning
  • Predictive analytics

Day 2: Data Analytics using Excel

  • Participants will explore the business intelligence and data analytics features in Excel
  • Overview of Business Intelligence
  • Excel Data Analytics Expressions (DAX)
  • Excel Power View
  • Excel Power Pivot
  • Excel Power Query

Day 3: Data visualisation using Power BI

  • To explore and understand the basics of Power BI
  • Power BI architecture
  • Supported data structures
  • Advantages of using Power BI
  • Creating reports with data visualisations
  • Modifying existing reports
  • Creating and managing data dashboards

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