Essentials of Data and Analytics (online)

This online course introduces you to the basics of data and analytics. With the help of the course, you will develop your understanding of what these are and be better equipped to discuss how to use them in decision making. The course consists of video lectures, knowledge checks, reflection tasks, written material, a workbook, and a final assessment to test what you have learned.
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Schedule:

Any time

Teaching time:

Self-paced

Location:

Online

Topic:

Digitalisation

Form of learning:

Online

Provider:

Aalto EE

Level:

Fundamentals

Fee:

€ 350.00 (+VAT)

Target group and prerequisites

The course is suitable for professionals who need to grasp the essentials of what data and analytics are without going deep into mathematical theories and tools, or working close to field experts and needing to understand field terminology.

Course description

Today, data is being produced at an ever-increasing speed, and the data is analyzed to improve business. Having a fundamental understanding of what data and analytics are helps you to navigate in the digitalized environment that we live in. You might not need to have a deep understanding of different tools or how to use analytics in practice,but knowing what the possibilities are will help you find new solutions. 

The Essentials of Data and Analytics online course provides you with the basics of what data and analytics are while introducing you to definitions, challenges, possibilities, and culture. Field experts from Aalto University present the topics in an easy-to-grasp manner, introducing you to new terminology and case studies. This course will help you as a manager or expert in another field in making informed decisions. During the course, you will reflect on the importance of data and analytics, and learn to apply them to your organization. 

This online course is divided into two parts focusing on data and analytics. The learning paths include a total of 11 modules consisting of videos followed by reflection tasks to help you ponder the topic from your own perspective. The modules also contain knowledge checks to test what you have learned. There is a final assessment at the end of the course. The course is designed for people with no previous knowledge in the field who want to broaden their understanding of data and analytics. 

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