Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics
Structured approaches to problem solving
About this Course
The Problem Solving with Analytics course provides students with the foundational knowledge to use data analytics to create business insights.
You will learn:
Throughout this course you’ll also learn the techniques to apply your knowledge in a data analytics program called Alteryx. At the end of the course, you’ll complete a project based on the principles in the course.
This course is part of the Business Analyst Nanodegree.
Approx. 2 weeks
Included in Product
Rich Learning Content
Taught by Industry Pros
What You Will Learn
The Analytical Problem Solving Framework
- Learn a framework for structured problem solving.
- Get introduced to predictive analysis.
- See examples of a variety of business problems.
Selecting an Analytical Methodology
- Learn to select the correct analytical methodology.
- Get introduced to the Methodogy Map.
- Learn to recognize numeric vs. non-numeric outcomes.
Prerequisites and Requirements
See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
Why Take This Course
Using advanced analytics is less about being a statistics wiz and more about understanding how to approach problems and knowing what tools to use. In this course you will be introduced to predictive analytics, a powerful tool to help businesses analyze data and predict future outcomes and trends. You’ll learn a scientific approach to solving problems with data, a foundational skill for anyone interested in making data driven decisions in a business context. You'll be introduced Alteryx, a data analytics tool that enables you prepare, blend, and analyze data quickly. This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in business analysis, but lacks programming experience.
What do I get?
- Instructor videos
- Learn by doing exercises
- Taught by industry professionals