Introduction to Data Analytics – Session 1

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Introduction to Data Analytics – Session 1

April 22, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

FULLY BOOKED

Summary:

This course is designed for anyone who produces or receives data as part of their role and would like to be able to “talk data”, to critically review data received, or to undertake Excel-based Data Analytics.

The course will include an optional session for Internal Audit staff who would like to understand how data analytics can be incorporated into the Audit process.

Who should attend:

All staff responsible for producing or interpreting management information

Pre-Requisite:

Practical experience of using Excel

Content:

  • The language of Data Analysis
  • Understanding data and data sources
  • Characteristics of good data
  • Approaches for data validation and cleaning
  • Ethical Data Analytics
  • What is Big Data

Essential Skills learned via workshops and mentoring support:

  • Everyday Excel Analytics skills
    • Data validation
    • Data preparation
    • Data analysis
    • Presentation (charts, tables)
  • Everyday communication skills
    • Emails, reports, presentations

Duration:

6 x 2.5 hour sessions

Details

Date:
April 22, 2021
Time:
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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