Certificate In Big Data And Data Analytics
Across all lines of business, sharp and timely data insights are needed to keep an organization competitive in this digital era. Big data is a change agent that challenges the ways in which organizational leaders have traditionally made decisions.
Used effectively, it provides accurate business models and forecasts to support better decision-making across all facets of an organization. This GiRD course provides participants with the data literacy they need to remain efficient, effective, and ahead of the curve. Participants will learn why, where and how to generate business value by deploying analytical methodologies. They will gain the knowledge and skills they need to assemble and manage a large-scale big data analytics project. Lastly, participants will get a conceptual introduction to the sophisticated predictive algorithms that are used in data science.
This GiRD course is designed for high-level technical professionals who want to use enterprise data to achieve better, more efficient business results and/or to make improved decisions through predictive analytics. This includes experienced data professionals, such as database administrators, system administrators, business analysis or business intelligence specialists, as well as less technically-inclined management and administrative professionals. Recommended pre-knowledge includes experience analyzing data in Excel, as well as a basic understanding of correlation and how to use Excel pivot tables. Participants should have prior experience working with data that is stored in traditional relational database systems.