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Big Data Strategies for Business

Our Big Data Strategies for Business Training Pathway is designed to equip employees with skills to solve real-world business problems. Your workforce can learn how to apply Big Data tools and frameworks, such as Hadoop and NoSQL, to enhance decision-making processes. They explore how to identify various data sources and construct effective solutions by integrating diverse data types and analytics tools, ensuring comprehensive data integration and improved operational efficiency.

Discover how to use Big Data for strategic decision-making, emphasizing the creation of impactful visualizations and reports. Learn strategies for leveraging statistical methods, predictive modeling and machine learning algorithms to analyze data effectively. And help employees address the ethical implementation of Big Data projects, ensuring compliance with different regulation groups while maintaining innovation. Support your team with skills to evaluate ethical risks, protect consumer privacy and develop management plans that align with business objectives and ethical standards.

Skills you'll learn

  • Utilizing Big Data tools and frameworks to solve real-world business problems
  • Applying Big Data techniques to effectively enhance strategic business decisions
  • Applying ethical guidelines and making sound decisions throughout the lifecycle of Big Data projects

Skill modules

Big Data Applications for Business 

    • Impact of Big Data
    • Big Data Ecosystem

Big Data for Strategic Decision-Making 

    • Big Data Analysis Techniques
    • Big Data Visualization and Reporting

Ethical Big Data Implementation

    • Ethical Planning and Management of Big Data Projects
    • Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Big Data

Showcase your achievement

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Frequently asked questions

A skill module teaches a single skill in four to eight hours

  • A one-hour skill module teaches a single skill in about one hour.

Every type of skill module features one or more assessments and awards a shareable digital skill badge when completed with a score of 85% or better.

A Skills Pathway is a series of skills that can be learned over a period of time.

Prebuilt Pathway: A series of two or more existing skill modules that’s ready to launch today.

- Training Pathway: A series of two or more one-hour skill modules that does not prepare employees for a certification exam or help them earn recertification credits.

- Certification Pathway: Completing this Prebuilt Pathway can help employees prepare for a third-party certification exam.

- Recertification Pathway: Completing this Prebuilt Pathway can help employees earn recertification credits for a specific agency such as SHRM® and HRCI®.

Tailored Skills Pathway: Select multiple existing skill modules to create this Pathway. Skill modules and assessments can be modified slightly to accommodate the needs of your business.

Custom Skills Pathway: Our team will build completely new skill modules and assessments for your business and workforce.

SHRM is a registered trademark of Society for Human Resource Management. HRCI is a registered trademark of HR Certification Institute.

There are no prerequisites. All levels and skillsets are welcome to take the Big Data Strategies for Business non-college-credit Training Pathway.

Big Data Strategies for Business has three one-hour skill modules comprised of subjects like Ethical Big Data Implementation. Each module has a knowledge check and skill assessment where employees can demonstrate what they’ve learned. You can expect this Skills Pathway to take about three hours, and all modules are non-credit, 100% online and self-paced.

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