Essential Data Analysis – Quantitative Methods for Business
The understanding of any enterprise and the basis for many decisions revolves around the basic understanding of the data involved. Understanding the basis and impact of decisions is crucial to improving enterprise performance.
This course is intended for people who want to put the ideas and concepts of data analysis and interpretation into effective use in their enterprise. Concepts of corporate measures such as critical success factors, key performance indicators and sensitivity analysis are also covered. Furthermore, the methods needed to make these ideas practical are discussed in exercises. Concepts such as measures development, statistical interpretations, strategic data analysis, business intelligence and scenarios are discussed along with newer techniques such as tornado diagrams for sensitivity and text mining. Techniques such as decision mapping are introduced as the context for decision-making and measures.