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Business Insights through Data Analysis

Enhance the data analysis capabilities of your team with University of Phoenix Professional Development. In our Business Insights through Data Analysis Training Pathway, employees can learn more about using Excel, R and Python to solve complex business problems. They'll discover how to clean, prepare and analyze real-world data, using analytical models to forecast trends, segment customers and optimize operations.

Your learners can explore skills to create compelling narratives through data visualization. Real-world scenarios will help them understand how to interpret statistical tools, create interactive charts and engage stakeholders with clear, impactful visual stories. This Pathway also focuses on applying statistical insights, machine learning techniques and strategic project management to enhance business decisions and performance.

Skills you'll learn

  • Evaluating data analysis tools and techniques to solve complex business problems
  • Utilizing data visualization techniques and models to craft compelling narratives, communicate complex data insights clearly, and enhance stakeholder engagement
  • Utilizing essential techniques to enhance data-driven decision-making in business settings

Skill modules

Leveraging Data Analysis for Business Strategy 

    • Data Analysis and Modeling
    • Data Cleaning Basics

Data Visualization and Storytelling 

    • Visualizing Data
    • Customizing Your Data Story

Data Driven Decision-Making for Business 

    • Correlation and Regression
    • Data Analytics Projects

Showcase your achievement

Share your Certificate of Completion and Professional Development Badge by uploading them to your social media profiles, such as LinkedIn® *^** , when you’ve successfully completed your course with a score of 85% or higher.

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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 Business Insights through Data Analysis non-college-credit Training Pathway.

Business Insights through Data Analysis has three one-hour skill modules comprised of subjects like Data Visualization and Storytelling. 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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